Alexandrina Vasilichi

PhD Student

Main Focus

I study the computational modelling as well as physiological and neural underpinnings of interoception and brain-body dynamics.

Curriculum Vitae


since 2022: Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

2021 - 2022: Research rotations: Prof. Peter Dayan, Prof. Micah Allen, Prof. Daniel Margulies

since 2021: Ph.D. student at the Max Planck School of Cognition

2018 - 2019: M.Sc. in Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University College London

2014 - 2017: B.Sc. in Psychology, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Royal Holloway


2020 - 2021: Research Assistant, University of Cambridge (Prof. Paul Fletcher)

2020: Intern, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Prof. Dr. Matthias Sutter)

2019: Research Assistant, University College London, Department of Social Science (Prof. Alice Sullivan)

2018: Research Assistant, Strathclyde University (Prof. George Wright)

2015 - 2017: voluntary Research Assistant, Royal Holloway, Department of Psychology (six different labs)


2015 - 2017: During my undergrad I self-taught 1.5 years worth of a math degree as well as enrolled in maths courses, Mathematical Methods and Probability. I studied Astronomy as an extracurricular, completed coursework and took part in all the astronomical observations. 

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