Melanie Focking

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Melanie Föcking

University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

Melanie Föcking obtained her PhD in Experimental Neuroscience from the Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany and the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands where she became one of the first EURON PhD’s.

Thereafter she started as a Postdoctoral Research fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Dublin Ireland. She closely collaborated with Michael Dunne in the newly established proteomics facilities in UCD Dublin the 2D-DiGE lab.

Melanie is an Editor of PROTEOMICS and PROTEOMICS - Clinical Applications and authored of over 25 proteomics related peer reviewed papers, with some of her work published in JAMA Psychiatry and Molecular Psychiatry.

Among other prizes she received the Young Investigator Prize of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, an Investigator Award from the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research as well as a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant.