Prof.Dr. Chris de Zeeuw (CI)
- Position: Prof, Full Professor (Chair), Erasmus MC
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Chris I. De Zeeuw is Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, Vice-Director at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience in Amsterdam, and Director of Neurasmus BV. He received his PhD with a focus on brain and behavior in 1990 (Cum Laude) and his MD in 1991 (Cum Laude), both at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Soon after that he received the Fellowship Award from de Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW) and became visiting professor at NYU Med School in New York. When he returned to the Netherlands he became Full professor and Chair of the department that he founded in Rotterdam around the turn of the new millennium. He has been Principal Coordinator of the EU Robotics program (SENSOPAC) and President of Neuro-Bsik Mouse- and Pharma-Phenomics consortia. De Zeeuw has received over 100 grants, including the PIONIER Award from ZonMw and the ERC advanced grant. In 2006 he received the Beatrix Award for Brain Research from her Majesty the Queen, in 2014 he became elected member of the Dutch Academy of Arts & Science, and in 2018 he received the international Casella Prize for Physiology.