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