Marc Schönwiesner (PI)

I received my Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Leipzig in 2004, and spent time as a postdoc at the Cognitive Brain Research Unit of the University of Helsinki, Finland, and at the Montreal Neurological Institute, with short stints as visiting researcher at the MRC Institute of Hearing Research in Nottingham, UK, and the Research Centre Jülich, Germany. In 2008 I became faculty member in Psychology at Université de Montréal. I hold a second appointment as adjunct professor at McGill University since 2010. My main research interest is the encoding and processing of sounds in the brain. In my lab we examine these questions using high-resolution functional magnetic resonance imaging, EEG, brainstem recordings, computational modeling, and a number of somewhat crazy devices and techniques, such a our self-build 80-channel spherical loudspeaker array and miniaturized programmable devices that change the way people hear. In addition to pure science, we try increasingly to address clinical questions about hearing disorders with these methods.

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Serin Atiani

Alexandre Lehmann

Ph.D. students

Régis Trapeau

Ramona Kaiser

Kuwook Cha (co-supervised with Robert Zatorre)

Jessica Thompson

Undergraduate students

Valérie Aubrais

Erasmus exchange students with active projects

Iria SanMiguel (Leipzig)

Jana Timm (Leipzig)

Kristina Schmiedchen (Leipzig)


Alexandre Lehmann (currently professor at McGill)

Julian Keil (postdoc, Charité, Berlin)

Lysiane Bouchard (private sector)

Andreas Hinzen (former intern)

Laura Henn (former intern)

Arthur Farré (former intern)