Felix Siebenhuehner

Felix Siebenhühner


  • PL 21 (Haartmaninkatu 3)




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Curriculum vitae



Felix Siebenhühner


Born: 10.08.1983 in Offenbach am Main, Germany

Nationality: German

Current Residence: Helsinki, Finland


Current position


Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki, Finland                                                                    

Postdoctoral Researcher, since 2019





University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

PhD in Neuroscience, 2019


University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany                                                                                         

M.Sc. in Experimental Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics, 2009


University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany                                                                                               

B.Sc. in Physics, 2007





Scientific Publications



F. Siebenhühner, S.H. Wang, J. M. Palva, S. Palva: Cross-frequency synchronization connects networks of fast and slow oscillations during visual working memory maintenance, eLife: e13451, 2016.


M. Lobier, F. Siebenhühner, S. Palva, J. M. Palva: Phase transfer entropy: A novel phase-based measure for directed connectivity in networks coupled by oscillatory interactions, NeuroImage 85(2): 853-872, 2014.


F. Siebenhühner, D. S. Bassett, S. A. Weiss, R.Coppola, D. R. Weinberger: Intra- and Inter-Frequency Brain Network Structure in Health and Schizophrenia, PLoS ONE 8(8): e72351. 2013.

M. Wibral, N. Pampu, V. Priesemann, F. Siebenhühner, H. Seiwert, M. Lindner, J.T. Lizier, R. Vicente: Measuring information-transfer delays, PLoS ONE 8(2): e55809, 2013.


Book chapters:        

F. Siebenhühner, M. Lobier, S.H. Wang, S. Palva, J. M. Palva: Measuring Large-Scale Synchronization with Human MEG and EEG: Challenges and Solutions, in: Multimodal Oscillation-based Connectivity Theory, Editor: S. Palva, Springer, 2016.


D. S. Bassett, F. Siebenhühner: Multiscale Network Organization in the Human Brain, in: Multiscale Analysis and Nonlinear Dynamics: from Molecules to the Brain, Editors: H. G. Schuster & M. M. Pesenson, Wiley, 2013.



Conferences & Symposia




Tononi’s information integration theory of consciousness

Workshop “The physical underpinnings of consciousness – perspectives from cognitive neuroscience, physics and philosophy”, Helsinki, Finland, Nov 2014


Dynamic brain network structure: Its organization in working memory and alteration in schizophrenia

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA, Oct 2012


Decay of isoscalar giant resonances.

Joint Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG) and the Nuclear Physics Board of the European Physical Society, Bochum, Germany, Mar 2009                               




Harmonic cross-frequency phase synchronization in human visual working memory

19th International Conference on Biomagnetism, Halifax, Canada, Aug 2014


Hierarchies of cross-frequency phase synchronization during human visual working memory maintenance

Organization for Human Brain Mapping Annual Meeting, Hamburg, Germany, June 2014


Phase Transfer Entropy: A novel measure for effective connectivity among neuronal oscillations

Organization for Computational Neurosciences Annual Meeting, Paris, France, July 2013


Sessions Chaired:


Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness II

Towards a science of consciousness, Helsinki, Finland, June 2015




Annual Brain & Mind Student’s Symposium, Kirkkonummi, Finland, Sept 2015, as chairman of the doctoral programme’s students’ council


Research positions


Dept. of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA                                            2011 – 2012

Junior Specialist


Brain Imaging Centre, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany                                                                                    2011

Scientific Assistant


Work and Teaching Experience


Technische Universität Darmstadt                                                                                                                                                                 2009

Students' Counsellor; Teaching  Assistant


GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research, Darmstadt, Germany                                                   2005 –2009

Working Student


Awards and Grants



1-year funded PhD position, awarded by the Finnish Doctoral Program of Brain and Mind                              2016


2-year funded PhD position, awarded by the Finnish Doctoral Program of Brain and Mind                         2014-15


Travel Grant, awarded by the Finnish Doctoral Program of Brain and Mind                                                                         2014


Chancellor’s Travel Grant, awarded by the University of Helsinki                                                                                                                                   2014


Travel Grant, awarded by the Organization for Computational Neuroscience                                                                       2013




Fields of Science

  • 3112 Neurosciences

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.