Julijana Gjorgjieva, Group Leader

Education & Positions

2016 -              
Tenure-track Professor for Computational  Neuroscience, Technical  University of Munich, School of Life                         Sciences Weihenstephan, Freising, Germany
2016 -               
Max Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
2014 - 2016     
Burroughs-Wellcome and Swartz Foundation postdoctoral fellow
 with Eve Marder at Department                                      of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA                                              
2011 - 2014     
Postdoctoral fellow with Haim Sompolinsky and Markus Meister at Center for Brain Science, Harvard                                University, Cambridge, MA, USA                   
Independent Grass Foundation Investigator at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, US
PhD with Stephen Eglen at Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University                                  of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK                                   
2009 - 2011     
Visiting research scholar with Adrienne Fairhall at Physiology and Biophysics Department,                                                     University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA                                  
Master in Advanced Study (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos) at Department of Applied Mathematics                                 and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK        

Awards & Grants

Hertie Foundation and FENS, Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize              
TUM Innovation Network “Neurotechnology in Mental Health"
2021 - 2024    
Collaborative Research Center 1080 Mechanisms of Neural Homeostasis
Alfred Dollwet Foundation
2020 - 2024    
H2020-MSCA Innovative Training Networks (ITN) 2019 “SmartNets”
2020 - 2024    
H2020-MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) 2019 “iNavigate”
2019 - 2022    
Behrens-Wise-Stiftung Grant
2019 - 2024    
ERC Starting Grant 2018 “NeuroDevo"
Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung Research Prize “Computational Biology”                                             
2018 - 2020    
NARSAD Young Investigator Award 2017, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Burroughs Wellcome Career Award at the Scientific Interface
2014  - 2016   
Swartz Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship      
2007 - 2010    
Cambridge Overseas Research Fellowship and Trinity College Research Scholar                            
2003 - 2006    
Dean’s List Distinction, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, USA

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