Principal Investigator

Ophthalmic Research

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Thomas Euler

SurnameEuler
First nameThomas
NationalityGermany
Present position and titleCIN-Professor for Ophthalmic Research, Dr. rer. nat.

Business address

Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN)
Institute for Ophthalmic Research
University of Tübingen
Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
D-72076 Tübingen,
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-85028
Fax: +49 (0)7071 29-25011
E-mail: thomas.euler[at]cin.uni-tuebingen.de

Academic Education

Year Degree University Field of study
2004 Teaching certificate
(Lehrzertifikat)
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg Zellbiology
1993 – 1996 Ph.D. (Magna cum laude) Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz;
MPI for Brain Research, Frankfurt/M.
Neurobiology
1992 – 1993 Diploma Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz;
MPI for Brain Research, Frankfurt/M.
Biology
1988 – 1992 Undergraduate studies Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz Biology

Professional Experience

Period Institution Position Discipline
2009 - Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, CIN-Professor Ophthalmic Research
2009 Offered a professorship (W3) at the University of Heidelberg    
2007 Offered a professorship (W2) at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg    
2006 – 2009 Dept. of Biomedical Optics, MPI for Medical Research Heidelberg Research group leader Neuroscience
2007 – 2009 Member of the IZN (Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences) Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg    
2000 – 2006 Dept. of Biomedical Optics MPI for Medical Research, Heidelberg Research fellow Neuroscience
1997 – 2000 Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Post-Doctoral fellow Neuroscience
1996 – 1996  Dept. for Neuroanatomy, Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt/M. Post-Doctoral Fellow Neuroscience

Additional information

  • "Teaching award 2012 and 2013, Graduate School of Neural Information Processing, University of Tübingen"
  • Teaching award 2012, Graduate School of Neural Information Processing, University of Tübingen
  • Referee: Journal of Comparative Neurology; Journal of Neuroscience; Journal of Physiology; Journal of Neurophysiology; Nature; Nature Neuroscience; PLoS Biology; Neurocomputing, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience
  • Grant reviewer: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung; New Zealand Optometric Vision Research Foundation, New Zealand; DFG (German Research Foundation); fortüne program of the University of Tübingen; Volkswagen-Stiftung
  • Member of steering committee of Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) Tübingen, Board member of the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN), Tübingen