CV Martin Schwarz

Position: Group Leader (PI)

Gender: Male

Nationality: Austria

Functional Neuroconnectomics Group
Experimental Epileptology and Cognition Research, Life & Brain Center
University of Bonn Medical Center
Sigmund-Freud Str. 25, D-53105 Bonn/Germany

Phone: +49-228 287 19347; Fax: +49-228 6885 294
E-mail: Martin.Schwarz@ukbonn.de

Familial Status: Married, two children

Education/Degrees:
1989 – 1995 Diploma, Mag. Rer. Nat., University of Vienna and Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Austria
1995 – 1998 Doctoral thesis, Dr. Rer. Nat., Prof. Peter Gruss, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany and University of Vienna, Austria
Academic Career:
1998 – 2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Cellbiology, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
2000 – 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBO long-term fellowship, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
2005 – 2012 Group Leader (PI), Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
2012 – present Group Leader (PI), Functional Neuroconnectomics Group, Department of Epileptology, Life & Brain, Bonn, Germany
Awards and Honors:
1999 OTTO-HAHN-MEDAILLE for outstanding doctoral thesis, Max-Planck Society
2000 – 2002 EMBO long-term fellowship
Memberships, academic and professional duties (selection):
2003 – present Foreign Member, Society of Neuroscience
2011 – present Editorial Board member, JoVE (Journal of Visualized Research)
2015 – present Editorial Board Member, Frontiers in Molecular Neurobiology/Neuroanatomy
2015 Ad hoc reviewer for “Agence nationale de la recherché (ANR)”
2016 – present Member of the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI)
Since 2016 Co-leader of the Viral Vector Core Facility
Since 2016 Member of the steering committee for the core facility “Microscopy”
Since 2017 Member of the steering committee for the core facility “Nanobodies”
Grants (selection)
2016 NIH R01 “Reprogramming cell fate for repair”
2016 DFG, Priority program “Computational Connectomics”
“High-resolution connectivity analysis of the dorsal mouse gyrus dentatus in health and epilepsy”
2016 DFG, Priority program “Functional specializations of neuroglia as critical determinants of brain activity”
2017 DFG, SFB 1089/2 “Odour-driven modulation of olfactory perception by basal forebrain nuclei”
2017 DFG, SFB 1089/2 “Neuronal circuit tracing and 3D imaging”