Max Planck Director, Department Emotion Research
Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Nadine Gogolla’s research program focuses on the neuronal underpinnings of emotion. Using the mouse as a model organism, her lab combines modern systems and circuit neuroscience tools with precise behavioral analyses. Nadine obtained her Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University Basel, Switzerland, for her work performed in the laboratory of Dr. Pico Caroni at the Friedrich Miescher Institute of Biomedical Research. As a postdoc, Nadine worked in the lab of Prof. Takao Hensch at Harvard University. Between 2014 and 2021, Nadine Gogolla was a Max Planck Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried, Germany. Since 2021, Nadine Gogolla is a director and heads the Emotion Research Department at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany.