“We are our memories”


Born 10 December 1973 in Würzburg, Germany;

Studies in Psychology at University of Würzburg, Humboldt University Berlin & University of Bonn, Germany;

Studies in Computer Science, Bonn;

PhD in Psychology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany (2005);

Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, ICN & Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, UCL, London, UK (2004);

Senior Research Fellow, ICN & Institute of Neurology, UCL (2006);

Associate Professor & Principal Investigator, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (2010);

Professor of Medicine (Neuroscience), Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway (2016);

Director, The Egil and Pauline Braathen and Fred Kavli Centre for Cortical Microcircuits, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, NTNU (2017);

Director, Department of Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (2018).