CV Laura Ewell

Laura A. Ewell

Laura.Ewell@ukbonn.de

EDUCATION:
Ph. D. University of Wisconsin – Madison, September 2010
Physiology
B.S. University of Wisconsin – Madison, May 2004
Major: French

 

DISSERTATION:

Fast-Spiking Interneurons Sculpt Cortical Signal Flow Through the Dentate Gyrus

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

Freigeist Junior Group Leader: March 1, 2017 – current

Department of Epileptology, Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research
Life and Brain Center
University of Bonn Medical Center
Sigmund-Freud Str. 25
53105 Bonn

 

Postdoctoral Fellow:  October 2010- February 2017

Laboratory of Jill Leutgeb

University of California, San Diego

AWARDS:

Freigeist Fellowship 2016

CURE Taking Flight 2016

Anticonvulsant Drug Development Symposium Young Investigator Travel Award 2015

CURE Foundation Young Investigator Travel Award 2013

Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) – Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012

All Campus Teaching Assistant Award – Excellence in Service 2009

Society for Neuroscience Madison Chapter Travel Award 2008

Vilas Travel Award 2007

American Epilepsy Foundation Predoctoral Fellow 2007

Germaine E. Mercier Scholarship 2004

Jeanne P. Marandan Award 2004

Undergraduate Research Scholar 2002

SERVICE:

Reviewing for J. of Neuroscience, J. of Neurophysiology, Hippocampus, 2015 – current

Epilepsy Currents Contributing Editor, 2017 – 2019

GRS Mechanisms of Epilepsy & Neuronal Synchronization, Co-Chair 2016

American Epilepsy Society Basic Science Committee Member, 2015 – 2018

TEACHING:
Fall 2012 Leader, UCSD Neuroscience Graduate Student Bootcamp
Fall 2012 Leader, UCSD Teaching Assistant Training, Diversity Workshop
Spring 2012 Co-leader, UCSD Teaching Assistant Training, Diversity Workshop
Fall 2009  Fetzer Athletic Center Tutor, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 335
Fall 2009  Lab Instructor, CSF 710 ,University of Wisconsin Human Physiology lab
Spring 2009  Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 335
Fall 2008  Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 335
Spring 2007  Teaching Assistant and Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Systems Neuroscience
Spring 2007  Discussion Leader, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 720
Spring 2006  Discussion Leader, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 720
Fall 2005  Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin Human Physiology 335