CV - Julijana Gjorgjieva

Education and Positions:

  • 2022-  Associate Professor for Computational Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
  • 2016-2022  Assistant Professor for Computational Neuroscience, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
  • 2016-2022  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:

  • 2022  Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize, DFG
  • 2021  Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists PrizeHertie Foundation and FENS  
  • 2021  FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence Scholar
  • 2021  Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP) Grant
  • 2020  DFG Grant, Collaborative Research Center 1080 Mechanisms of Neural Homeostasis
  • 2020  H2020-MSCA Innovative Training Networks (ITN) 2019 SmartNets
  • 2020  H2020-MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) 2019 iNavigate
  • 2020  Grant of the Alfred Dolwett Foundation
  • 2019  ERC Starting Grant 2018 NeuroDevo
  • 2018  Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Research Prize in Computational Biology
  • 2017  Finalist (top 10) academics.de prize
  • 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 Overseas Research Fellowship
  • 2007-2010  Trinity College Research Scholar
  • 2009  Rouse-Ball/Eddington Research Fund Award for research at University of Washington
  • 2005, 2006     Mathematical Contest in Modeling: Meritorious Distinction
  • 2003-2006  Dean’s List Distinction and Mathematics Degree with High Distinction, Harvey Mudd College