Curriculum Vitae

Jan Michael Schulz
University of Basel
Department of Biomedicine
Physiological Institute
Pestalozzistr. 20
CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Phone  +41 61 207 27 27


Education and Research Experience

2012– presentPostdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
2010-2012Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physiology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2010Assistant Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, New Zealand
2006-2010Doctor of Philosophy, University of Otago, New Zea­land
2006Diplom in Biology (equivalent to MSc), Award with Distinction, University of Freiburg, Germany
2004Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Neuroscience, Award with Distinction, University of Otago, New Zealand
2000-2006Studies in Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany



2011Paxinos-Watson Prize for the most significant publication (Schulz et al., 2009) in the previous year by a member of the Australian Neuroscience Society
2010University of Otago Publishing Bursary
2009 Travel award from the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust, New Zealand, and the Brain Health and Repair Research Centre, University of Otago, to attend the Australian Course in Advanced Neuroscience
2007International Basal Ganglia Society IX Student Bursary
2006-2009University of Otago Postgraduate Scholarship supporting studies in the PhD program
2004 and 2005Scholarships by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) supporting studies/research at the University of Otago, New Zealand
2004University of Otago Neuroscience Prize


International Courses attended

2012Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience, Bedlewo, Poland
2009Australian Course in Advanced Neuroscience
2008Workshop on Open Problems in the Neuroscience of Decision Making, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
2007Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course, Japan