Short CV/Education and training

  • 2010 – 2011
    Postdoctoral researcher at the University Hospital Cologne, Cologne

  • 2011
    Postdoctoral researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

  • 2011 – 2013
    Postdoctoral researcher at the McConnell Brain Imaging Center of the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University, Montreal

  • 2013 – 2014
    Postdoctoral researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen

  • 2014 – 2016
    Head of the group “Oscillatory networks”, University Hospital Cologne, Cologne

  • Since 2016
    Lichtenberg Assistant Professor for Systems Neuroscience, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf


  • 2006
    M.Sc. in Physics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • 2010
    Ph.D. in Physics, Bergische Universität Wuppertal

  • 2016
    Habilitation in Experimintal Neurology, University at Cologne

Selected publications

  • E. Florin, S. Baillet (2015): The brain's resting-state activity is shaped by synchronized cross-frequency coupling of neural oscillations, NeuroImage, 111: 26-35.

  • E. Florin, E. Bock, S. Baillet (2014): Targeted Reinforcement of Neural Oscillatory Activity with Real-time Neuroimaging Feedback, NeuroImage, 88: 54–60.

  • E. Florin, D. Müller, J. Pfeifer, M.T. Barbe, G.R. Fink, L. Timmermann (2013): Subthalamic stimulation modulates self-estimation of Parkinson patients and induces risk-seeking behavior, Brain, 136(11): 3271–3281.

  • E. Florin, J. Gross, J. Pfeifer, G.R. Fink, L. Timmermann (2010): The effect of filtering on Granger causality derived multivariate causality measures. NeuroImage, 50(2): 577–588.

  • E. Florin, J. Gross, C. Reck, M. Maarouf, A. Schnitzler, V. Sturm, G.R. Fink, L. Timmermann (2010): Afferent directionality between subthalamic nucleus and forearm muscles in Parkinson’s patients. European Journal of Neuroscience, 31: 491–498.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Currently: Spontaneous brain activity in healthy subjects and Parkinson's disease funded through the Volkswagen foundation

Additional qualifications

  • MEG, EEG, and local field potential recordings

  • Time-series analysis of neurophysiological data

  • Source localisation of MEG- and EEG-data

  • Methodological basis of MRT and fMRT

  • Key-Collaborator for Brainstorm


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