Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

Dr. rer. nat. Philippe Jawinski

Dr. rer. nat. Philippe Jawinski
wiss. Mitarb.
philippe.jawinski (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Psychologie → Molekulare Psychologie (J)
Rudower Chaussee 18 , Raum 3'213
(030) 2093-9391
(030) 2093-9332
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Research interests

  • Molecular Genetics and Biological Psychiatry
  • Machine Learning and MRI/EEG
  • Sleep and Wakefulness
  • Personality and Individual Differences


Open and reproducible science

I embrace the values of open and reproducible science and signed the commitment to research transparency.


Academic Training and Career

Since 2020

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Visiting research associate

Since 2018

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Postdoctoral research associate of the group Molecular Psychology,
Department of Psychology

2014 - 2018

German Depression Foundation
Research associate at the Depression Research Center, Staff member
of the European Alliance Against Depression

2013 - 2018

University of Leipzig
Research associate and PhD student at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude)


University of Western Australia
Internship at the Cognition and Emotion Laboratory, School of Psychology

2007 - 2013

Dresden University of Technology
Studies in Psychology, Degree: Dipl.-Psych. (MSc equivalent)

2006 - 2007

Volkssolidarität Leipzig, Civilian Service

1998 - 2006

Friedrich-Schiller-Schule (Gymnasium) Leipzig, Abitur


  • International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG)
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
  • ENIGMA-EEG Working Group
  • German Psychological Society (DGPs)

  • Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology

  • Differential Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Psychological Diagnostics

  • German Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine (DGSM)


Ad-hoc reviewer

  • Addictive Behaviors
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • Brain and Cognition
  • Clocks and Sleep
  • eLife
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Frontiers in Psychiatry
  • Frontiers in Psychology
  • Human Brain Mapping
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • Journal of Sleep Research
  • NeuroImage
  • Neuropsychobiology
  • Nutrients
  • Physiology and Behavior
  • Sensors
  • Sleep


Awards and grants


DAAD Meeting Fellowship (2000 EUR)


DGSM Meeting Fellowship (500 EUR)


OHBM Merit Abstract Award (2000 USD)


G.A.-Lienert Foundation Research Fellowship for a 3-month visit at the 'Purcell lab in Sleep, Psychiatry, and Genetics', Harvard University (2000 EUR)


DGSM Meeting Fellowship (500 EUR)


Doctoral Dissertation Award 'Becker-Carus', German Sleep Society (1500 EUR)


ESRS Meeting Fellowship for Early Career Researchers (500 EUR)


Best Poster Award, Mitteldeutsche Psychiatrietage (250 EUR)


Prof. Werner M Hermann Memorial Grant, 2nd place

Peer-reviewed publications

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Other accounts



WiSe 2022/23

SE Applied Methods and Diagnostics I

WiSe 2022/23

SE Advanced Methods and Analyses II

SoSe 2022

SE Behavioral Genetics

SoSe 2022

SE Computational Psychiatry and Neuroscience

WiSe 2021/22

VL Biological Psychology I

WiSe 2021/22

VL Biological Psychology II

SoSe 2021

SE Behavioral Genetics

SoSe 2021

SE Computational Psychiatry and Neuroscience