Dr. Ionut Dumitru
Scientific Content Executive and German IBB Coordinator
Dr. Ionut Dumitru received his PhD in neurobiology from Heidelberg University. His PhD work, investigating adult hippocampal neurogenesis, was preformed in the laboratory of Professor Hannah Monyer at the German Cancer Research Centre. Currently, Dr. Dumitru as a postdoctoral fellow researching neural stem cells and brain regeneration in the laboratory of Professor Jonas Frisén at the Karolinska Institute. During high school, Dr. Dumitru participated in several national and international chemistry Olympiads. His participation in these contests not only lead him to develop a strong sense of logical thinking and a vast wealth of knowledge, but also lead to many memorable moments and valuable friends. These experiences is why Dr. Dumitru decided joined the German Neuroscience Olympiad organisation during his PhD studies. He wants to bring neuroscience closer to students and make it more accessible to the general public.