Education, Employment and Affiliations


1970                    Diploma, Department of Physics

                            Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, Germany

                            Thesis at Sternwarte

                            Supervisor: Rudolf Kippenhahn

1974                    Dr. rer. nat. Department of Biology

                            Eberhard-Karls-Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany

                            Thesis at Max-Planck-Institut fuer biologische Kybernetik.

                            Supervisor: Werner Reichardt

1974                    Staff scientist (research professor) MPI fuer biologische Kybernetik

1976                    Fellow, Neuroscience Research Program (NRP), USA

1981                    Habilitation, Animal Physiology, Eberhard-Karls-Universitaet, Tuebingen

1988                    Visiting Scientist in the laboratory of Gerald Westheimer,

                            Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB),

                            University of California, Berkeley, USA

1986                    Principal Investigator, SFB 307, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (until 1999)

1988                    Professor, Eberhard-Karls-Universitaet, Tuebingen

1997                    PI, "Physiology and Theory of Neuronal Nets"

                            Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (until 2003)

1999                    Visiting Scientist, Vision Centre Laboratory

                            The Salk Institute, La Jolla CA, USA

2002                    Advisory Board, Graduate School of Neural and Behavioral Sciences

                            and International Max-Planck Research School, Tuebingen

2004                    Visiting Scientist, MCB, UC Berkeley and Vision Centre Laboratory,

                            The Salk Institute, La Jolla CA