Prof. Dr. Heinz Wässle

Personal data

Born: October 11, 1943; Salzburg, Austria                 
Nationality: German and Austrian


11/1962 - 12/1968          
Study of Physics at Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU), Munich
01/1969 - 02/1972          
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry - Training in Neurophysiology


Master's Degree in Physics, "Magna cum laude" (Diplomphysiker, LMU, Munich)
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, "Summa cum laude" (Dr. rer. nat., LMU, Munich)
Habilitation in Physiological Psychology and Animal Physiology (University of Constance)
Professor of Biology (University of Mainz)

Previous appointments

05/1967 - 12/1968        
Institute of Medical Optics, Department of Physics, LMU, Munich
01/1969 - 03/1973        
Dept. of Neurophysiology, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich
03/1972 - 05/1972        
Dept. Biophysics, King's College, University of London
04/1973 - 05/1974        
Dept. of Physiology, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra
06/1974 - 06/1977        
Dept. Physiological Psychology, University of Constance
07/1977 - 07/1981        
Friedrich-Miescher-Laboratorium of the Max Planck Society, Tübingen
08/1981 - 10/2008        
Director, Dept. Neuroanatomy, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main

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