Group Leader

Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Personal data
Name: Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Nationality: German
Education & Positions
2013-Max Planck Research Group Leader at the MPI for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2011-2013Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York City, USA
2010-2011Postdoctoral Fellow with a joint appointment at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, the Bernstein Center Göttingen and the Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Center (SFB 889), Germany
2010Dr. rer. nat in Physics, Graduate Program “Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience” at the Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences, Göttingen University, Germany
2003-2006Diplom in Physics, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Awards & Grants
2018Three year grant of DFG Computational Connectomics priority program
2018Selected by the Focus Magazine as one of 25 young innovators who will shape Germany in the next 25 years.
2017Dollwet Foundation Award
2016Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Prize of the German Research Foundation
2016Dollwet Foundation Award
2015Mentorship Travel Grant for the Computational and Systems Neuroscience conference
2013-2015Behrens-Weise-Foundation Award
2013Fellowship at the Interdisciplinary Center for Neuroscience, Frankfurt am Main
2012”AcademiaNet excellence” membership, upon nomination by the Volkswagen Foundation
2011Computational Sciences fellowship at the Volkswagen Foundation
2009Best Poster Award, Computational Neuroscience Meeting CNS*2009
2009Sloan Swartz Travel Grant 2009
2008-2010Five Travel grants competitively awarded by the Göttingen Graduate School
2004-2006Fellowship at the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
2001Award of the Membership in the German Physics Society (DPG) upon high-school graduation for excellent exam results.