Head Teaching Fellow for Fundamentals of Neuroscience at Harvard University
Areas of expertise
- Human genetics
- Functional/translational genomics
Please see a full list of publications here.
Christian is a native of Southern Germany and spent his youth in the Lake Constance region bordering Switzerland and Austria. He completed his undergraduate education in Munich, Zurich, and Oxford, and received his PhD in Biological Chemistry from MIT in 2009. As a postdoctoral fellow at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, Christian trained in Neurobiology and Developmental Neurogenetics. He is currently working on elucidating the underlying human biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Bipolar Disorder. He's been the Head Teaching Fellow for the on-campus course MCB 80 at Harvard since 2010.