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1994-1996 Studies in Biology, Free University Berlin; 1996-2001 Studies in Biophysics, Humboldt University Berlin; 2002-2005 PhD student, Charité Berlin, Neuroradiology/Neurology; topic: Cellular Magnetic Resonance Imaging of magnetically labeled stem cells in rodent models of neurodegenerative CNS diseases; 2006-2007 Postdoctoral fellow with Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University; topic: Causal analysis of neuronal differentiation of stem cells by optogenetics; 2007-2012 Postdoctoral fellow with Arthur Konnerth, Technical University Munich; topic: Combining optogenetics and Ca2+imaging for probing thalamo-cortical oscillations; since 2012 W1-professor for optogenetics and molecular imaging, Focus Group Translational Neurosciences, Institute for Microscopic Anatomy and Neurobiology, University Mainz; topic: Applying optogenetics in combination with 2-photon Ca2+imaging for the analysis of neuronal network function in vivo.
1998-2003 Studies in Biology, Humboldt University Berlin; 2003-2008 PhD student, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Tübingen; topic: Neural correlates of numerical competence in non-human primates; 2008-2011 Postdoctoral fellow with Karl Deisseroth and Krishna Shenoy, Stanford University; topic: Optogenetics in non-human primates; since 2011 Research Group Leader at the Ernst-Strüngmann-Institute for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society; topic: Sensory-motor circuits and optogenetics.
Published Online: 2017-02-25
Published in Print: 2012-12-01