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Dr. Gero MIESENBÖCK Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Director, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford

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1983-1991 University of Innsbruck Medical School
1992-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
1999-2004 Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Genetics and Neuroscience, Cornell University, Ithaca (NY)
1999-2004 Assistant Member and Head, Laboratory of Neural Systems, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
2004-2007 Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine
since 2007 Waynflete Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford
since 2011 Director, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford

Memberships

Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 2014
Fellow of the Royal Society, 2015
Member, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, 2016

Publications

Pimentel, D., Donlea, J.M., Talbot, C.B., Song, S.M., Thurston, A.J.F., and Miesenböck, G. "Operation of a homeostatic sleep switch", Nature 536: 333-337., 2016
DasGupta, S., Ferreira, C.H., and Miesenböck, G., "FoxP influences the speed and accuracy of a perceptual decision in Drosophila", Science 344, 901-904., 2014
Lima, S.Q., and Miesenböck, G., "Remote control of behavior through genetically targeted photostimulation of neurons", Cell 121, 141-152., 2005
Zemelman, B.V., Lee, G.A., Ng, M., and Miesenböck, G., "Selective photostimulation of genetically chARGed neurons", Neuron 33, 15-22., 2002

Awards

Heinrich Wieland Prize, 2015
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine, 2015
The Massry Prize, 2016
Wilhelm Exner Medal, 2016