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Danique Jeurissen

Neuroscientist

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Curriculum Vitae

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Position

07/2016 - present: Columbia University, Postdoctoral fellow
08/2015 - 06/2016: Columbia University, Research associate
Department of Neuroscience
New York, NY, USA
Advisor: Prof. Michael N. Shadlen
Co-advisor: Prof. Doris Y. Tsao (Caltech)
Fellowship: Simons Foundation


Education

12/2010 - 07/2015: Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, PhD degree
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Department of Vision and Cognition, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Thesis: Perceptual grouping of complex objects in the primate visual system
Degree: March 10, 2016; VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Advisor: Prof. Pieter R. Roelfsema
Co-advisor: Dr. Matthew W. Self

08/2010 - 11/2010: University of California San Diego (UCSD), Research internship
Center for Brain and Cognition, San Diego, CA, USA

01/2010 - 07/2010: Harvard Medical School, Research internship
B.-A. Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Boston, MA, USA

09/2008 - 08/2010: Maastricht University, MSc degree, Graduated Cum Laude
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, the Netherlands

01/2008 - 06/2008: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Graduate and undergraduate courses
Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, USA

09/2005 - 08/2008: Maastricht University, BSc degree
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, the Netherlands


Research grants

06/2018 - 05/2019: Research Grant
Title: Using chemogenetics to model cognitive deficits of Alzheimer’s disease in primates
Funding program: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), Taub Institute
PI: Michael N. Shadlen
Co-PIs: Danique Jeurissen and S. Shushruth
Amount: 50k$

07/2016 - 06/2019: Postdoctoral fellowship
Title: Flexible routing of information through specialized networks in the brain
Funding agency: Simons Foundation
Program: Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain
PI: Danique Jeurissen
Co-PIs: Michael N. Shadlen and Doris Y. Tsao
Amount: 234k$


Awards & scholarships

  • 2016: Brain Award for Scientific Excellence, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (sculpture & 1.0k€).
  • 2014: Best oral presentation award, 21st annual meeting ONWAR graduate school.
  • 2013: Stipend, vision summer school at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (500$).
  • 2013: Best short oral presentation award, 20th annual meeting ONWAR graduate school.
  • 2012: Student travel award, Vision Science Society Conference (500$).
  • 2011: Student poster award, 34th European Conference on Visual Perception (500€).
  • 2010: Cum Laude Master of Science degree.
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at UC San Diego: VSBfonds (6.0k€).
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at UC San Diego: Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (1.0k€).
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at Harvard Medical School: Stichting Dr Hendrik Mullers Vaderlandsch Fonds (2.5k€).
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at Harvard Medical School: Schuurman Schimmel- van Outeren Stichting (2.0k€).
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at Harvard Medical School: Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (1.1k€).
  • 2010: Scholarship, internship at Harvard Medical School: Fundatie van de Vrijvrouwe van Renswoude te Delft (2.0k€).
  • 2008: Scholarship, elective courses at UC Los Angels: Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (€1.2k).