- Associate Professor
- Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
- October 23 14:10 to 14:25
Judith Homberg, currently professor of Translational Neuroscience, did her PhD in 2004 at the Free University in Amsterdam. Her thesis focused on individual differences in vulnerability to drug addiction. As postdoc at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht she generated and characterized the first knockout rats worldwide. After obtaining a personal grant he moved to the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen to establish her own research group. Her group focusses on (serotonin-dependent) individual differences in behaviour and susceptibility to stress-related disorders. She obtained Young Investigator prizes from the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society and the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society, and several prestigious national and EU-funded grants. She is (co)-author of more than 150 articles, published in amongst others Translational, Biological and Molecular Psychiatry, Cerebral Cortex, Neuroscience Biobehavioral Reviews, PNAS, Journal of Neuroscience and Nature Genetics.