Ass. Prof. Dr. Stéphane Ciocchi

Ass. Prof. Dr. Stéphane Ciocchi

Lecturer, Group Leader
Research Group
Systems Neuroscience Group
+41 31 68 48703
145, Bühlplatz 5

Curriculum vitae

2017Assistant professor and group leader in Systems Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, University of Bern.
2012-2016Lecturer in Neurobiology at the Medical University of Vienna
2010-2016Senior postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Thomas Klausberger, Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna.
2004-2009PhD thesis with Prof. Andreas Lüthi, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel. “Fear conditioning-induced neuronal plasticity in the mouse amygdala”.
1998-2003Diploma (MSc) in Biology, University of Lausanne.

Honours and awards

SNSF professorship grant 2017: “Neural circuits in the ventral CA1 hippocampus and context-specific memories”

ERC starting grant 2016: “Neuronal circuits for emotions in the ventral CA1 hippocampus”

Sanofi-Aventis price for the paper: “Selective information routing by ventral hippocampal CA1 projection neurons”, Science 348, 560 (2015) for outstanding scientific publication in medical research in Austria.