SARAH A. SHOICHET

Education

2000-2004 

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
Ph.D.

1999

Harvard University Extension School (Boston, MA, USA)
Genetics and Cellular& Molecular Biology coursework 

1996-1997 

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Biochemistry and Human Physiology coursework 

1992-1995 

Queen’s University (Kingston, ON, Canada)
B.Sc.

Positions and Honours

2010-present

Neurosciences Research Center, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Assistant Professor: Molecular Neurobiology and Genetics - Molecular mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders 

2008-present 

International Graduate Program Medical Neurosciences, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Lecturer: Neurogenetics, Scientific Writing 

2008-2010 

Neurosciences Research Center, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Postdoc: Rahel-Hirsch fellowship[nbsp

2005

Thesis Award (Germany)
Berliner Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Promotionspreis
Max Planck Society Otto Hahn Medal

2000-2007 

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (Berlin)
PhD Student and Junior Postdoc (including maternity leave)Neurogenetics research group, Dept. Ropers 

2000

University of Cologne, Department of Molecular Medicine (Cologne)
Summer Guest/Student: Understanding the biochemical and molecular function of the human frataxin gene 

1998-2000 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA, USA)
Research Assistant: Functional studies on transcription factors in early Xenopus laevis development and cell differentiation 

1997-1998 

Neurovir Research, Inc. (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Research Assistant: Standard molecular biology techniques 

1996

Camp Kirk (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Camp Counsellor: 24-hour care of children with learning and developmental disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, and attention deficit disorder 

Selected Publications