CV - Julijana Gjorgjieva

Education and Positions:

  • 2016-  Assistant Professor for Computational Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

  • 2016-  Max Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck 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

  • 2013  Independent Grass Foundation Investigator at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, US

  • 2011  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

  • 2007  Master in Advanced Study (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos) at Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  • 2006  Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, USA

Awards and Grants:

  • 2018  Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Research Prize in Computational Biology
  • 2018  ERC Starting Grant
    • 2017  NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
    • 2015  Burroughs-Wellcome Career Award at the Scientific Interface
    • 2014  Swartz Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

    • 2013  Grass Foundation Independent Investigator Fellowship

    • 2007-2010  University of Cambridge: Cambridge Overseas Research Fellowship; Trinity College Research Scholar

    • 2009  Rouse-Ball/Eddington Research Fund Award for research at University of Washington

    • 2003-2006  Dean’s List Distinction and Mathematics Degree with High Distinction, Harvey Mudd College