Portrait of Jun.-Prof. Dr. phil. Christoph Korn
Jun.-Prof. Dr. phil. Christoph Korn

Head of Division (Section Social Neuroscience)


Medical/Professional background

2007 – 2009

Dual Masters in Brain and Mind Sciences, 1 year at University College London, 1 year at Ecole Normale Supérieure and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (with distinction)

2004 – 2006

Bachelor of Science in Biomedicine, University of Würzburg (with distinction)

Scientific background

2020

W1-Tenure Track Professor for Social Neuroscience, Department of General Psychiatry, Heidelberg University Hospital

2018

Principal investigator Emmy-Noether research group “Human cooperation: A multimodal approach,” Institute for Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

2016 – 2017

Research stays (total duration of 2 months) at Harvard University

2016 – 2018

Postdoc, Institute for Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (within the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB TRR 169 Crossmodal Learning)

2013 – 2016

Postdoc, Zurich University Hospital for Psychiatry, University of Zurich, Switzerland

2009 – 2013

Dr. phil. in Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin (summa cum laude; scholarship by Berlin School of Mind and Brain)

Commendations

2018

Preregistration Challenge: 2 prizes for publishing preregistered studies in an eligible journal, awarded by the Center for Open Science

2014

5th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Economic Sciences; invited as young scientist, selected for a personal meeting with the Federal Chancellor of Germany

2012

Science Slam 1st prize: Science Night Berlin, FUture Slam

Professional memberships

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde (DGPPN), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Society for NeuroEconomics (SNE)

Grants

since 2021

Educational project funded by the 4EU+ Management Committee for joint teaching course at Heidelberg University, Sorbonne University in Paris, and University of Milan

since 2018

Emmy Noether research group “Human cooperation: A multimodal approach” (KO 5385/1-1)

2018

Research grant for young investigators by University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

2016 – 2017

Postdoc scholarship, initially awarded for full funding of a year at Harvard University plus research funds

2008 – 2009

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship providing funding of a year in London

2007 – 2009

Fellowship at the Life Science College for Psychological Neuroscience by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2004 – 2009

Max Weber Programme scholarship of the Free State of Bavaria for Bachelor’s and Master’s studies