Dr. Viola Priesemann
MPRG Group Leader (W2)
Fellow of the Schiemann Kolleg
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Selforganization &
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience
Göttingen, Germany

Research Positions
since 2017MPRG Group Leader (W2)
MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization Göttingen
2016/2017parental leave
2014 - 2016Bernstein Fellow & Group Leader
Bernstein Center Göttingen
2013 - 2014PostDoc with Theo Geisel at the
MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization Göttingen
2009 - 2013PhD student at the MPI for Brain Research &
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)
Supervisors: Gilles Laurent and Jochen Triesch
March - June 2009Research Project with Gilles Laurent at
Caltech, Pasadena, USA
July 2008 - Feb. 2009Research Project with Christian Machens at the
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Sept. 2013 PhD in Physics
Goethe University Frankfurt
June - Aug. 2010Marine Biology Laboratories, Woods Hole, USA
Summer Course “Neural Systems and Behavior”
Feb. 2008Diploma in Physics
Technical University Darmstadt
Dec. 2006 - Dec. 2007Diploma Thesis
MPI for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Sept. 2004 - Sept. 2005Erasmus exchange student
Universidade Nova of Lisbon, Portugal