2014          PhD in Neuroscience (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Tuebingen, Germany
2008         MSc in Life Sciences and Technology, EPFL, Switzerland
2006         BSc in Life Sciences and Technology, EPFL, Switzerland

Selected Research Funding

2018                Undergraduate Project Scholarship (PI; student: M. Clemens), Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
2016-2020   Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship (PI, £294’000 ), Wellcome Trust
2014-2016    Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship (PI, CHF76’600), Swiss National Science Foundation
2011-2013     Fellowship for Prospective Researchers (PI, CHF66’900), Swiss National Science Foundation
2010                NENS/FENS Stipend for Training Stay. Awake primate auditory fMRI training with Dr. Christopher Petkov,  Laboratory of Comparative Neuropsychology, Newcastle University, UK

Honors & Awards

– Travel award, Action on Hearing Loss/Wellcome Trust
– Brain travel award, Guarantors of Brain, UK
2012           Leadership award, Novartis International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp)
2010          Travel award, Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology (APAN), USA
2009          Graduate student award, International Multisensory Research Forum, New York City, USA
2008          Best neuroscience Master thesis, EPFL, Switzerland
2006          Cluster Consortium award, EPFL, Switzerland

Supervision and mentoring

– Organizer, speaker and panel member, “Pathway t(thr)o(ugh) postdoc” workshop, ENCODS, Francis Crick Institute

Speaker and panel member, “What I wish I had known about career-building”, IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School, London, UK

2016              Speaker, Ear Institute Careers Day, London, UK

Professional services

2018, 2020  Reviewer, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CoSyne) conference
Since 2018   Faculty of Brain Sciences judging panel, UCL Global Engagement Fund
Since 2017  Co-head of steering committee, UCL Women network
Since 2012 Ad-hoc reviewer (Nature Communications, The Journal of Neuroscience, NeuroImage, Cerebral Cortex, Hearing Research, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science)