PD Dr. Silvia Daun (formerly Gruhn)

  • 05/2014 - now: Research Group Leader (DFG-Heisenberg Programme) in Computational Biology, Bioscience Center, Zoological Institute, University of Cologne

  • 05/2014 - now: Research Group Leader (Computational Neurology) at the  Research Center Jülich

  • 01/2014: Habilitation in Computational Biology
  • 05/2009 - 04/2014: Emmy-Noether Research Group Leader, Bioscience Center, Zoological Institute, University of Cologne.

  • 08/2008 - 03/2009: Independent external consultant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA.

  • 2006 - 2008: Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

  • 2003 - 2006: PhD in Mathematics at the University of Cologne, Germany
    Thesis on "Modeling, analysis and calculation of cerebral hemodynamics".

  • 07/2003: Diploma in Mathematics (with honours), Thesis on "Bifurcations in the Beeler-Reuter Model".

  • 10/2000: Intermediate exam in Mathematics and in Chemistry.

  • 1998 - 2003: Studies in Mathematics and Chemistry at the University of Cologne, Germany.

  • 1998: German Highschool diploma (Abitur).

Awards and Grants

  • 07/2014: Research Funding: BMBF-NSF: CRCNS US-German Collaboration in Computational Neuroscience

  • 05/2014: 3Sat Nano Portrait (Video anzeigen)

  • 05/2014:  Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award

  • 02/2014: Research Funding: Heisenberg Stipend, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

  • 01/2014: Research funding: University of Cologne -Emerging Group: CONNECT
  • 05/2013: Invited Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Berlin for the academic year 2015/2016. Convenor of the research group 'Mathematical analysis of network models for inter-segmental coordination' (together with 3 international scientists)

  • 09/2011: Research Funding: Systems Biology of Aging Cologne (SyBACol) (BMBF/Projektträger Jülich)

  • 12/2010: "Capital"-Magazine: Top 40 list of German researchers under the age of 40
  • 02/2009: Research Funding: Emmy-Noether Programme, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

  • 10/2007: Young Investigator Award, International Conference on Complexity in Acute Illness (ICCAI).

  • 07/2003: Diploma “with honours”, University of Cologne

Contact

University of Cologne
Biocenter
Zoological Institute
Dept. of Animal Physiology
Room 1.104

Phone +49 (0)221 470 3829
Fax +49 (0)221 470 4889
 sgruhn(at)uni-koeln.de

Publications

The Pubmed list of peer reviewed articles and reviews by Silvia Daun can be found  here.