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Prof. Dr. Klaus Funke

Prof. Dr. Klaus Funke

Abteilung für Neurophysiologie
AG Experimentelle Kortikale Plastizität
Medizinische Fakultät
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, MA 3/151
klaus.funke@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
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Date/Place of birth 09 Nov 1956, Essen, Germany
1978-1983 Study of Biology at the Ruhr-University of Bochum
09.12.1983 Diploma in Biology, Thesis: „Significance of the spinal dorsal column for the somesthetic system in birds“
1984-1987 Assistant at the department of Thermoregulation (Prof. Necker)
27.04.1988 PhD in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.), Faculty of Biology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Thesis: „The central somatosensory system of birds – electrophysiological and neuroanatomical studies“
05.04.1988 Postdoc assistent Department of Neurophysiology, Medical Faculty, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
01.04.1990-31.12.1995 Member of the DFG program „NeuroVision - Neurobiology of the Visual System“
01.01.1996-31.12.2007 Member of the Collaborative Research Center 509 of the DFG, „NeuroVision - Neuronal Mechanisms of Vision“ TP A2 (Funke) & TP A4 (Wörgötter/Funke)
06.12.1996 Habilitation in Physiology



Topic of the Habilitation-Thesis: „Extra-retinal Modulation of the

Processing of Visual Signals in the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus“
since 01.06.1998 Permanent position (Akademischer Rat), Department of

Neurophysiology, Medial Faculty, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
01.06.2000 Appointment for „Akademischer Oberrat“
20.06.2002 Nomination to APL-Professor
since 01.07.2010 Member of the Collaborative Research Center 874 of DFG, „Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes“ TP A4 (Funke)
 
Membership of Scientific Societies:
since 1989 European Neuroscience Association (ENA)
since 1998 Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
since 1993 Society for Neuroscience (SfN), USA
since 1996 Deutsche Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V. (NWG)
since 1996 Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG)
 
Further memberships:
since 2002 Member of the Graduate School “Development and Plasticity of the Nervous System” (DFG 736)
since 2003 Member of the “International Graduate School for Neuroscience”, Bochum
since 2003 Editorial Board Member NeuroReport, LWW
since 2006 Member of the “International Graduate School for Life Sciences” (IGB), Bochum
 
Current Fundings:
since 2009 Grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), FU 256/3-1, 3-2
since 2010 Collaborative Research Center 874 (DFG), TP A4
Date/Place of birth 09 Nov 1956 in Essen, Germany
1978-1983

Study of Biology at the Ruhr-University of Bochum

09.12.1983 Diploma in Biology, Thesis: „Significance of the spinal dorsal column
for the somesthetic system in birds“
1984-1987

Assistant at the department of Thermoregulation (Prof.
Necker)

27.04.1988 PhD in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.), Faculty of Biology,
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Thesis: „The central somatosensory system of
birds – electrophysiological and neuroanatomical studies“
05.04.1988 Postdoc assistent Department of Neurophysiology, Medical Faculty, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

01.04.1990-31.12.1995

Member of the DFG program „NeuroVision - Neurobiology of the Visual System“
01.01.1996-31.12.2007

Member of the Collaborative Research Center 509 of the DFG, „NeuroVision - Neuronal Mechanisms of Vision“ TP A2 (Funke) & TP A4 (Wörgötter/Funke)

06.12.1996 Habilitation in Physiology

Topic of the Habilitation-Thesis: „Extra-retinal Modulation of the
Processing of Visual Signals in the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus“
since 01.06.1998 Permanent position (Akademischer Rat), Department of
Neurophysiology, Medial Faculty, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
01.06.2000 Appointment for „Akademischer Oberrat“
20.06.2002 Nomination to APL-Professor
since 01.07.2010 Member of the Collaborative Research Center 874 of DFG, „Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes“ TP A4 (Funke)
 
Membership of Scientific Societies:
since 1989 European Neuroscience Association (ENA)
since 1998 Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
since 1993 Society for Neuroscience (SfN), USA
since 1996 Deutsche Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft e.V. (NWG)
since 1996 Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG)
 
Further memberships:
since 2002 Member of the Graduate School “Development and Plasticity of the Nervous System” (DFG 736)
since 2003 Member of the “International Graduate School for Neuroscience”, Bochum
since 2003 Editorial Board Member NeuroReport, LWW
since 2006 Member of the “International Graduate School for Life Sciences” (IGB), Bochum
 
Current Fundings:
since 2009 Grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), FU 256/3-1, 3-2
since 2010 Collaborative Research Center 874 (DFG), TP A4