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
2016-2021   Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship (PI, £294’000 ), Wellcome Trust
2015-2016   Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship (PI, CHF76’600), Swiss National Science Foundation
2012-2013   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

Since 2021  Mentor, British Neuroscience Association Scholars Programme
2019         Organizer, speaker and panel member, “Pathway t(thr)o(ugh) postdoc” workshop, ENCODS, Francis Crick Institute
2017         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, Global Engagement Fund, UCL
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)