Portrait of Michael Denker

Michael Denker

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Michael Denker received his diploma in physics from the University of Göttingen, Germany, in 2002. In 2004, he started as doctoral student in the Neuroinformatics and Theoretical Neuroscience lab of Sonja Grün at the Free University, Berlin, and became a member of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin in 2005. In 2006, Michael Denker relocated to Japan and became a researcher at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako-shi, Japan. He defended his PhD on relating coordinated spiking activity to local field potentials in 2009 at the Free University Berlin. In 2011 he joined the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6 and INM-10), Research Centre Jülich. In 2020, he became leader of the newly established team “Data Science for Electro- and Optophysiology Behavioural Neuroscience” at INM-10 to meet the upcoming challenges in the field of research data management in neuroscience.

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