Curriculum vitae: Prof. Dr. Harald Wolf

Name, Academic title:

Wolf Harald, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Date of birth, Place of birth:

07.03.1955, Berlin

Nationality:

German

 

 

Office address:

Institute of Neurobiology

University of Ulm

Albert-Einstein-Allee 11

D-89081 Ulm, Germany

Phone:

++ 49 731 50 22630

Fax:

++ 49 731 50 22629

E-mail:

harald.wolf(at)uni-ulm.de

Current position:

full professor in Neurobiology, tenured 

University education:

1974-1981

Studies in Biology and Chemistry, Technical University, Darmstadt

1981-1984

PhD thesis work (Dr. rer. nat.), Zoology, University of Erlangen;
group of Otto von Helversen, project on neurobiology of grasshopper  acoustic communication

Scientific training & positions:

1985-1987

Postdoc, Medical Faculty in Edmonton, Canada; group of Keir Pearson; research projects on motor control and sensorimotor integration

1987-1991

Staff scientist, Faculty of Biology, University of Konstanz, group of Werner Rathmayer

1990

Venia legendi in Zoology (Habilitation)

1991-1997

Heisenberg Fellow, DFG; Visiting associate, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (group of Gilles Laurent); guest professorship, University of Zürich, Switzerland, (group of Rüdiger Wehner)

since 1997

full professor in Neurobiology, University of Ulm, department chair

Organisation & management:

1999-2000

Deputy Dean, Science Faculty, University of Ulm

2001-2006

Member of the Steering Committee (Universitätsrat), University of Ulm

2008-2009

Deputy Dean, Science Faculty, University of Ulm; Dean of Studies in Biology

2008-

Member of the Academic Senate Commission for curriculum matters, University of Ulm

2012 -

Chairman, Examination & Admission Committee Biology, University of Ulm

Awards & prizes:

1975-1984

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (student and PhD scholarhips)

1986-1987

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (scholarship)

1990

Biology Science Prize, Göttingen Academy of Sciences

1991-1997

Heisenberg Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2006

„Bionics – Innovations from Nature“ prize of the BMBF, jointly with F.-O. Lehmann

2009-2010

Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin

2013

Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Memberships:

Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, International Society for Neuroethology, International Society for Invertebrate Neurobiology