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Sonja Grün

Researcher ID: I-6321-2013

ORCID: 0000-0003-2829-2220

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Academic Positions
Since 10/2018

Director of the Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6), the JARA Institute Brain Structure-Function Relationships (INM-10) and Group Leader of Statistical Neuroscience, Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Prof. (W3) for Theoretical Systems Neurobiology, Faculty I, RWTH Aachen Univ.

10/2011 - 09/2018Vice director of Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6) and Leader of Statistical Neuroscience
01/2014 - 09/2016Guest professor at Osaka Univesity, Japan
Since 03/2011Group Leader, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine, INM-6, Lab for Statistical Neuroscience, Forschungszentrum Jülich
since 2011Prof. (W2) for Theoretical Systems Neurobiology, Faculty I, RWTH Aachen Univ
2010 - 2011 Team leader, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako-Shi, Japan
2006 - 2010Unit leader, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako-Shi, Japan
2004 - 2006Assistant Prof. (C2) for Theoretical Neuroscience and 
Neuroinformatics, Freie Univ Berlin
2002 - 2006"Forschungsdozentur" (equiv, junior professor) for Theoretical
Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics (Stifterverband dt. 
Wissenschaft), Freie Univ Berlin
1998 - 2002Senior fellow, Max-Planck Inst for Brain Reserach, Frankfurt/Main
1996 - 1997Postdoc, Hebrew Univ, Jerusalem, Israel
1991 - 1996Research assistant, Ruhr-Univ Bochum and Weizmann Inst of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2003Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Neurobiology and Biophysics, Albert-Ludwigs Univ, Freiburg, Germany
1996Dr. rer. nat., Faculty of Astronomy and Physics, Ruhr-Univ, Bochum

Diploma in physics, Eberhard-Karls Univ, Tuebingen

Diplomawork Max-Planck Inst. for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen

1984-1991Study of psychology and physics, Eberhard-Karls Univ, Tuebingen
1983Addtional schooling to university entrance diploma (2. Bildungsweg)
1977-1980Education as Electronician at IBM, Sindelfingen
Fellowships and Awards
since 01/2017Scientific Coordinator together with Dr. Thomas Brochier of the International Associated Laboratory (LIA) 'Vision for Action' between CNRS and Aix-Marseille Univ, Marseille, France and Research Centre Juelich.
since 10/2016WP leader 'Tools and Curation for Integrated Parallelized Analysis of Activity Data' in the Human Brain Project. EU Grant 720270 (HBP)
since 04/2016WP leader “Linking model activity and function to experimental data” in the HumanBrain Project, EU Grant 604102 (HBP)
since 01/2015Member of Advisory Board of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin
since 09/2011Visiting Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako-City, Japan