Dr. Roman Stilling

Neuroscientist / research consultant | "Tierversuche verstehen"

Roman Stilling studied biological studies at WWU Münster and neurosciences at the International Max-Planck Research School in Göttinge, Germany. From 2009 to 2013 he worked on his doctoral thesis about epigenetic mechanisms of memory building and brain aging at European Neuroscience Institute in Göttingen, Germany, with the supervision of Prof. Dr. André Fischer – followed by his doctoral grade in April 2013. In August 2016 he began his post-doctoral studies on the topic of Einfluss des Mikrobioms auf die neuronale Entwicklung und das Sozialverhalten von Mäusen  Prof. John F. Cryan and Prof. Timothy G. Dinan´at APC Microbiome Institute in Cork, Ireland. Since September 2016 he is a research consultant for the initiative Tierversuche verstehen of the Alliance of Science Organisations.

Programme

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Extinction with Style

A discussion that casts a shrewd eye on the science behind popular apocalyptic blockbusters.

How can we prevent our extinction from a deadly virus or by zombies? Using probability calculations, statistics and differing scientific methods, we analyse our chances of survival.