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Anette Giani

 

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Anette Giani

Position: PhD Student  Unit: Alumni Bülthoff Alumni Noppeney

Using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and psychophysics I am investigating audiovisual integration and awareness.

Education

09/2009 – present: PhD student, Cognitive Neuroimaging Group, MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

09/2009: M.Sc. with distinction (Cognitive Neuroscience), Maastricht University, the Netherlands

08/2007: B.Sc. (Psychology), Maastricht University, the Netherlands

 

Research Experience

2010 & 2011: Organizer, NeNa (Neurowissenschaftliche Nachwuchskonferenz) for Junior researcher in Neuroscience, Heiligkreuztal, Germany

01/2009 – 5/2009: Research assistant for Prof. Dr. A.J.Fallgatter, University-Hospital Würzburg, Germany

01/2008 – 11/2008: Student assistant for Dr. A. Sack (TMS), Maastricht University, the Netherlands

10/ 2006 – 11/2006: Student assistant for Dr. A. Roefs Maastricht, University, the Netherlands

06/2005 – 07/ 2006: Employee in an experimental study for the Groene Kruis called “Samen Starten”, the Netherlands

 

Teaching Experience

03/2011: Blockpraktikum: Cognitive and Computational Psychophysics, MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

02/2006 – 01/2007: Tutor (Statistics, Methods & Techniques, Social Behavior), Maastricht University, the Netherlands

 

Internships

11/2008 – 08/2009: Master Thesis: Treating Tinnitus with TMS, University-Hospital Würzburg, Germany

07/2008 – 08/2008: Internship, Movimiento de Vida Christiana (MVC), Arequipa, Peru

02/2007 – 07/2007: Erasmus, Universidad de Jaén, Spain

06/2003 – 01/2004: European Voluntary Service (EVS), YMCA Valletta, Valletta, Malta

 

Awards

2010: Top 3% Award, Maastricht University, the Netherlands

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Books (1):

Giani A: From multiple senses to perceptual awareness, 120, Logos Verlag, Berlin, Germany, (2014). ISBN: 978-3-8325-3656-5, Series: MPI Series in Biological Cybernetics ; 38

Articles (6):

Schecklmann M, Giani A, Tupak S, Langguth B, Raab V, Polak T, Várallyay C, Harnisch W, Herrmann MJ and Fallgatter AJ (March-2016) Neuronavigated left temporal continuous theta burst stimulation in chronic tinnitus Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 34(2) 165-175.
Giani AS, Belardinelli P, Ortiz E, Kleiner M and Noppeney U (November-2015) Detecting tones in complex auditory scenes NeuroImage 122 203–213.
Aller M, Giani A, Conrad V, Watanabe M and Noppeney U (February-2015) A spatially collocated sound thrusts a flash into awareness Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience 9(16) 1-8.
Schecklmann M, Giani A, Tupak S, Langguth B, Raab V, Polak T, Várallyay C, Harnisch W, Herrmann MJ and Fallgatter AJ (November-2014) Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Probe State- and Trait-Like Conditions in Chronic Tinnitus: A Proof-of-Principle Study Neural Plasticity 2014(894203) 1-8.
Giani AS, Ortiz EB, Belardinelli P, Kleiner M, Preissl H and Noppeney U (April-2012) Steady-state responses in MEG demonstrate information integration within but not across the auditory and visual senses NeuroImage 60(2) 1478–1489.
Dresler T, Giani AS, Reinsberger C, Scheuerpflug P, Stöber G and Fallgatter AJ (October-2010) Electroconvulsive therapy resolves cortical inhibition and manneristic omissions in a chronic catatonic patient Journal of Neural Transmission 117(10) 1209-1212.

Posters (5):

Delong P, Giani A, Aller M, Rohe T, Conrad V, Watanabe M and Noppeney U (April-10-2017): The invisible ventriloquist: can unaware flashes alter sound perception?, BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience (British Neuroscience Association), Birmingham, UK, Brain and Neuroscience Advances, 1(BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience: Abstract Book) 27.
Giani AS and Noppeney U (August-2012): Awareness related auditory scene analysis: A processing cascade enables a tone pair to be segregated from background and enter awareness, 18th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG 2012), Paris, France.
Giani A, Erick O, Belardinelli P, Kleiner M, Preissl H and Noppeney U (October-2011): Steady-state responses in MEG demonstrate information integration within but not across the auditory and visual senses, 12th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNA 2011), Heiligkreuztal, Germany.
Giani AS, Ortiz EB, Belardinelli P, Kleiner M, Preissl H and Noppeney U (June-2011): Using steady state responses in MEG to study information integration within and across the senses, 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (HBM 2011), Québec City, Canada.
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Giani AS, Hamisch W, Varallyay CG, Polak T, Hagen R, Solymosi L, Sack AT and Fallgatter AJ (June-2009): Treating Tinnitus with TMS: theta burst stimulation and the relief of auditory phantom perceptions, 8th Dutch Endo-Neuro-Psycho Meeting (ENP 2009), Doorwerth, Netherlands.

Theses (2):

Giani A: From multiple senses to perceptual awareness, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, (May-2014). PhD thesis
Giani AS, Sack A and Fallgatter AJ: Treating Tinnitus with TMS: Theta burst stimulation and the relive of auditory phantom perceptions, Universitätsklinikum Würzburg, (August-2008). Master thesis

Talks (3):

Giani A and Noppeney U (November-2012) Abstract Talk: Towards multisensory awareness: Finding (neuronal) mechanisms that enable the detection and integration of audiovisual stimuli, 13th Conference of the Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNA 2012): Science and Education as Social Transforming Agents, Schramberg, Germany 8.
Schecklmann M, Tupak S, Zeller J, Harnisch W, Giani A, Fallgatter AJ and Langguth B (June-16-2012) Abstract Talk: Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy as New and Innovative Neuroimaging Tool in Tinnitus?, Sixth International Conference on Tinnitus Tinnitus: The Art and Science of Innovation (TRI 2012), Antwerpen, Belgium 57.
Giani AS, Hamisch W, Hagen R, Varallay CG, Solymosi L, Polak T, Plichta M, Sack AT and Fallgatter AJ (June-2009): Treating Tinnitus with TMS: Theta burst stimulation and the relive of auditory phantom perceptions, 3rd Tinnitus Research Initiative Meeting (TRI 2009): From Clinical Practice to Basic Neuroscience and back, Stresa, Italy 28-29.

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