Prof Dr Georg Klump holds a chair for "Animal Physiology and Behavior" at the "Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences". He graduated in Biology and Chemistry (state examination) at the Ruhr-University at Bochum in 1979. After obtaining a PhD in 1984 he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Missouri at Columbia. In 1985 he became an assistant professor (wiss. Mitarbeiter) at the Zoological Institute of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). He was promoted to an Associate Professor position (apl. Prof.) at the TUM in 1999. From 2001 onward he has been a Full Professor at Oldenburg University where he currently also is the vice dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Georg Klump is a member of the RCNS. He also is the coordinator of the DFG funded Transregional Collaborative Research Centre "The Active Auditory System" (SFB/TRR 31) in which 16 projects from the universities of Oldenburg and Magdeburg and the Institute for Neuroscience at Magdeburg are joined in their studies on the mechanisms of auditory scene analysis and the application to technical systems. The research of the group of Georg Klump combines animal psychophysics and neurophysiological recordings from awake, behaving animals.
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