Dr. habil. Mirjam Münch

PhD, Neurobiology

Dr. Mirjam Münch received her PhD in Neurobiology from the University of Basel in the field of sleep research and chronobiology in young and older adults. Her main research areas are the effects of light on human physiology and behaviour including sleep and circadian rhythms. After postdoctoral positions at Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), she completed her Habilitation at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Privatdocent). In 2018, she was appointed as Associate Professor at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre at Massey University in New Zealand. Since September 2021, Dr. Münch is back at the Centre for Chronobiology in Basel (Switzerland), where she leads the Module 'Environmental Circadian Lighting' within the new integrative Human Circadian Daylight Platform (iHCDP), financially supported by the Velux Foundation Switzerland.