Postdoctoral Program

Kinga Igloi

Senior Researcher

+41 22 379 07 41

Institution : University of Geneva

General Information

Research interest: 

Hippocampus dependent memory processes. How are new memories created, what is the role of sleep in memory consolidation and in the selection of memories that will be prioritized for consolidation? How to optimize memory consolidation? What is the influence of physical exercise and general fitness on memorization processes?


Education and Training 
2006-2009 Collège de France and University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, PhD in Neurosciences
2002-2006 Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (admitted 7th place), Masters in Biology and Social sciences
2000-2002 Lycée du Parc, Lyon Preparatory Class Biology 
2000 Lycée Français, Budapest Baccalauréat 
Professional experience and employment:
Since May 2010  Post-doctoral fellow at the Laboratory of Neurology & Imaging of Cognition (LabNIC), Centre Medical Universitaire, Genève
Teaching at Bachelor and Master level in psychology and neuroscience
Oct. 2009-Apr. 2010 Post-doctoral fellow at the Neurobiology of the Adaptative Processes (NPA) Laboratory, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Feb. – Jul. 2007 Visiting student at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN),  London (Space and Memory group, director: Prof. N. Burgess)
2006-2009 PhD student at the Laboratory of Physiology of Perception and Action (LPPA), Collège de France, Paris (supervisors: Prof. A. Berthoz and Dr. L. Rondi-Reig)
Lecturer at the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
2003 Research training at the Center of Evolutionary and Functional Ecology (CEFE), Montpellier (supervisor: Dr. F. Bonadonna)