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Dr. Laurenz Wiskott

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Education and Career

Time Institution Occupation and Events
since Nov 2008 INI Professor (W3) at the Institute for Neuroinformatics at the Ruhr-University Bochum
2006-2008 ITB Professor (W2) for Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics at the Institute for Theoretical Biology at the Humboldt-University Berlin
2000-2006 ITB Junior research group leader at the Institute for Theoretical Biology at the Humboldt-University Berlin (supported by the Volkswagen Foundation)
1999-2000 ITB Research associate with Prof. Andreas V. M. Herz at the Innovationskolleg Theoretische Biologie at the Humboldt-University Berlin
1998-1999 Wiko Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin / Institute for Advanced Study
1995-1998 CNL Research associate with Prof. Terrence Sejnowski at the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, California (supported by a Lynen Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)
Oct. 1995 INI PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in physics
1990-1995 INI Research assistant with Prof. Christoph von der Malsburg at the Institut für Neuroinformatik at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany with several visits at the Laboratory for Computational and Biological Vision at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Sep. 1990 Uni Diploma in physics in Osnabrück
1986-1988 MPI Undergraduate research assistant at a Max-Planck-Institute in Göttingen, developing an operating system for a parallel computer
1985-1990 Uni Studies of physics in Göttingen and Osnabrück, Germany

updated 2008 November 6, Laurenz Wiskott,