Connecting European Neuroscience

Hoffmann, Klaus-Peter

CARE Committee Member

Curriculum Vitae

Professional and academic career

Studies in Biology, Physics, Zoology and Chemistry in Tübingen and Munic
Ph.D. Student with Prof. O. D. Creutzfeldt, Dept. for Experimentelle Neuropyhsiology, MPI for Psychiatry, Munich
Ph.D. in Zoology, University of Munich
Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. P.O. Bishop, Dept. of Physiology, Australian National University, Canberra
Research Project in the DFG Group Grant Cybernetics in Munich
Head of the neurophysiology lab at the Institute for Zoology, University of Mainz
Habilitation in Zoology, University of Munich
Professor for Zoology at the University of Ulm
Leader of the neurophysiology group at the Dept. for Comparative Neurobiology, University of Ulm
1979 and 1983
Research stays at the Dept. of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, at the Dept. of Physiology, New York and at the Dept. of Anatomy, University of New South Wales, Sydney und Dept. Of Zoology, Monash University, Melbourne
since 1987
Professor and Chair for Zoology and Neurobiologie at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Chairs offered. Department of Zoology, University of Hannover and Director of German Primate Center Göttingen (declined)


Dean of the Faculty of Biology

Chairman of the Graduate School "Kognition, Gehirn und Neuronale Netze" (KOGNET) 1995-2004

Member of the DFG-Reviewing Board Neuroscience

Member of the German Science Foundation Study Section for Neuroscience

Speaker of the International Graduate School for Neuroscience NRW in Bochum, 2001-2005

Organizing activities

President of the German Neuroscience Societies 2005-2007

Chairman Review Committee Brain of the Human Frontier Science Program

Chairman Council of Scientists HFSP

Chairman of the Biofuture Jury of the German Ministery of Science and Technology

Honours and awards

Merckle Prize, Ulm

Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Hoffmann

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Allg. Zoologie u. Neurobiologie
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
Phone: +49 (0)234 322 4363
Fax: +49 (0)234 321 4185