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prof. dr. J.D.A. (Jocelien) Olivier

Associate Professor

Date of birth: 04-04 1978

URL for web site:  www.rug.nl/staff/j.d.a.olivier/

Research gate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jocelien_Olivier

Linked-in: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jocelien-olivier/15/245/667

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Academic degrees          

2008      PhD, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, department Psychoneuropharmacology

Defense date      27 November 2008

Thesis title          Phenotyping the serotonin transporter knockout rat: a behavioural, pharmacological and physiological approach. A new animal model of human serotonergic disorders.

Supervisors         Prof. Dr. Lex Cools and Prof. dr. Bart Ellenbroek

 

2002      MSc Medical Biology, Free University, Amsterdam

Research project (Jan 2002 – June 2002) dept. Anatomy, UMC Nijmegen, the Netherlands, with Dr. Jan Veening

Thesis title: Effects of acute and chronic apomorphine on sexual behavior and copulation-induced neural activation in the male rat. (published in Eur J Pharm 2007)

 

2000      BSc Zoology, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Research project (Aug 1999 – June 2000) dept Psychiatry, Yale University, USA,

with Prof. DR. Eric Nestler and Dr. Michel Barrot.

Thesis title: CREB activity in the nucleus accumbens shell controls behavioral responses to naloxone. (published in PNAS 2002)

 

 

Academic employment

2019-present      Associate Professor (1 FTE; Tenure Track), Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

2014-2019           Assistant Professor (1 FTE; Tenure Track), Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Research theme: influences of early life adversity and developmental role of serotonin on behavioral and biological outcomes

 

2011-2014          Assistant Professor (0.5 FTE), Centre for Gender Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Research: Unravelling differences in men and women in affective disorders

 

2012-2014          Senior postdoctoral researcher (0.5 FTE), Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden. With Prof. Inger Sundström Poromaa

Project: The effects of antidepressants during pregnancy on placental gene expression

 

2010-2012          Post-doctoral researcher (first year 1 FTE, second year 0.5 FTE), Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Sweden. With Prof. Aleksander Mathé. Project: The effects of neurosteroid antidepressants on affective behavior of Flinder Sensitive and Flinder Resistance rats

 

2009-2010          Post-doctoral researcher (1 FTE), Molecular Animal Physiology, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. With Dr. Judith Homberg

Project: The effects of antidepressant treatment during pregnancy on rat offspring

 

2008-2009          Project leader in organizing post Bachelor programs (0.2 FTE), Centre for Nature & Technology, University for Applied Sciences Utrecht, the Netherlands.

 

2007-2009          Lecturer Zoology (0.2 FTE), Institute of Life Sciences and Chemistry, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, the Netherlands.

 

2003-2008           PhD student (1 FTE), Dept. Psychoneuropharmacology, Radboud University, the Netherlands. Advisors: Prof. Lex Cools and Prof Bart Ellenbroek.         Project: Rat reverse genetics

 

2002-2003           Research Associate (1 FTE), Dept Psychopharmacology, University Utrecht, the Netherlands. Research on anxiety disorders

 

 

Awards and honors

2019  NARSAD Young investigator award, support for the most promising young scientists conducting neurobiological research. Brain & Behavior research foundation (US)

              

2018  Top four nominee of the Graduate School of Science and Engineering and the PhD Council for Best PhD Supervisor Award.

 

2017  Teacher of year for Biomedical Sciences and Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Groningen and nominated for the Faculty Science & Engineering Teaching Award

 

2017   NARSAD Young investigator grant, support for the most promising young scientists conducting neurobiological research. Brain & Behavior research foundation (US)

 

2015     Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual Fellowship, European Union  

              

 

Editorships of scientific journals

2019-present     Topic Editor at Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience

2019-present     Lead Editor of the volume “Effects of Drug Exposure on Brain Development” in Current Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience. Published by Springer

2017-present     Topic Editor at Frontiers in Neuroscience

Meeting organization

2014- present   Member of the steering committee Dutch Neuroscience meeting

2020-present    Member of the local organizing committee of the European Brain and Pharmacology Society meeting

2021-present   Member of the programme committee NWO Life conference

PhD supervision

2020-2024            Main advisor for Mayerli Prado Rivera

2019-2023            Main advisor for Joëlle Jagersma (with Dr. Sonja Pyott, UMCG; YAG interdisciplinary PhD student)

2018-2022            Co-advisor for Steffen van Heijningen (With Prof. Gertjan van Dijk and Dr. Lidewij Schipper, University of Groningen)

2017-2021            Main advisor for Laura Staal (With Prof. Bregje Wertheim and Dr. Torsten Plösch, University of Groningen and Dr. Bart Pollux, Wageningen University) Defense date: 22 Oct 2021

2016-2019            Main advisor for Diana Carolina Esquivel Franco, (With Prof. Martien Kas and Dr. Sietse de Boer, University Groningen and Dr. Gabriel Gutiérrez-Ospina and Prof. Fernandez-Guasti, National Autonomous University of Mexico); Defense date: 20 Sept 2019

2015-2019            Main advisor for Danielle Houwing (With Prof. Martien Kas and Dr. Sietse de Boer, University of Groningen) Defense date: 4 september 2020

2015-2019          Main advisor for Anouschka Ramsteijn (With Prof. Gertjan van Dijk and Dr. Sietse de Boer, University Groningen); defense date: 28 September 2020

2014-2019            Co-advisor for Åsa Edvinsson, Uppsala University, Sweden (With Prof. Inger Sundström Poromaa and Dr. Charlotte Hellgren, Uppsala University); defense date: 01-02-2019

2013-2015            Co-advisor for Helena Kaihola, Uppsala University, Sweden (With Prof. Inger Sundström Poromaa and Dr. Helena Åkerud, Uppsala University); defense date: 28-05-2015

 

 

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