August Paula

apaula(at)ab(dot)mpg(dot)de

During my Bachelor’s degree at ETH Zurich and Uppsala University, I studied a wide range of biological topics, from neurobiology to molecular biology and marine biology. In my Master’s degree, I specialised in immunology and microbiology and investigated the evolution of the collective behaviour of bacteria in my thesis. Subsequently, I worked as a research assistant on projects about the evolution of cooperative predation in bacteria and about the eco-evolutionary dynamics of microbial communities. In my PhD, I want to learn more about computation in biological networks and compare collective decision-making at different levels such as in animal social networks and neural networks.