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Benjamin Judkewitz

Benjamin Judkewitz



PhD, Physiology and Neuroscience, University College London, UK 2010

Diploma thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Department of Biomedical Optics) in Heidelberg, Germany, 2005

Undergraduate Studies in Biology, University of Heidelberg and the University of California, Berkeley, 2000-2005

Awards and Scholarships

2010 - 2014: Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship
2008: UCL Young Investigator Award in Neuroimaging Techniques
2006 - 2010: Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Scholarship
2006 - 2010: UK Medical Research Council PhD Scholarship
2000 - 2005: German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung) Scholarship
2003 - 2004: University of California Exchange Student Scholarship
2003 - 2004: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship


Google Scholar Profile

1. *Judkewitz B, *Wang YM, Horstmeyer R, Mathy A and Yang C, Speckle-scale focusing in the diffusive regime with time-reversal of variance-encoded light (TROVE), Nature Photonics 2013, 7(4), pp.300305. (pdf) (News & Views)

2. *Wang YM, *Judkewitz B, DiMarzio CA, Yang C, Deep-tissue focal fluorescence imaging with digitally time-reversed ultrasound-encoded light. Nature Communications 2012, 3:928

3. Wiechert MT, Judkewitz B, Riecke H, Friedrich RW, Mechanisms of pattern decorrelation by recurrent neuronal circuits, Nature Neuroscience 2010, 13 (8): 1003-1010

4. Judkewitz B, Rizzi M, Kitamura K, Häusser M, Targeted single-cell electroporation of mammalian neurons in vivo, Nature Protocols 2009, 4 (6): 862-869

5. *Kitamura K, *Judkewitz B, Kano M, Denk W, Häusser M, Targeted patch-clamp recordings and single-cell electroporation of unlabeled neurons in vivo, Nature Methods 2008, 5(1): 61-67 (*: shared first authorship)

6. Porter J, Craven B, Khan RM, Chang SJ, Kang I, Judkewitz B, Volpe J, Settles G, Sobel N, Mechanisms of scent-tracking in humans, Nature Neuroscience 2007, 10 (1): 27-29

7. Yaksi E, Judkewitz B, Friedrich RW, Topological reorganization of odor representations in the olfactory bulb, PLoS Biology 2007, 5 (7): e178

8. Judkewitz B, Roth A, Häusser M, Dendritic enlightenment: using patterned two-photon uncaging to reveal the secrets of the brain's smallest dendrites, Neuron 2006, 50 (2): 180-183