Dr. Julia Linke

Curriculum Vitae | Teaching Experience | Awards and Grants | International Experience | Adhoc Peer Reviewing

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Background

27.04.2012 Ph.D. in cognitive and clinical neuroscience, Medical Faculty Mannheim at Heidelberg University (summa cum laude)
04/2008 – 04/2012 Member of the graduate program ‘Translational Neuroscience“ at the Collaborative Research Center 636 “Learning, memory and brain plasticity: Implications for psychopathology”
17.08.2007 Diploma in psychology, Dresden University of Technology (“mit Auszeichnung bestanden”)
10/2001 – 09/2003 Training in psychology at Dresden University of Technology

Current and Past Positions

Since 04/2013 Research associate, Department of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psy-chology, Psychological Institute, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany
01/2012 – 03/2013 Research associate, Section for Experimental Psychopathology and Neuroimaging, Department of General Psychiatry, Center of Psychoso-cial Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany
01/2008 – 12/2011 Research associate, Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany

Clinical Training and Experience

Since 01/2015 Therapist at the outpatient clinic of the Psychological Institute, Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
30.09.2013 Licensed as a psychotherapist in Germany
01/2012 – 03/2013 Management of the outpatient clinic for bipolar disorder, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany
05/2009 – 04/2013 Clinical training at the Centre for Psychological Psychotherapy (ZPP) at the Heidelberg University (including the requirement of a minimum of 600 therapy sessions under close supervision and a minimum of 20 documented cases)

Career Pause

06/2013 – 08/2014 Maternal leave


Teaching Experience

Spring 2015 Clinical Models and modern research on psychotherapy (graduate seminar, 18 students)
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015 Project bachelor thesis (undergraduate seminar, 6 students)
Fall 2013 - Fall 2014 Mechanisms underlying psychiatric diseases (graduate seminar, 25 students)
Spring 2012 – Fall 2012 Diagnostics in psychiatry (graduate seminar, 20 students)
Spring 2012 – Fall 2012 Doctoral candidates’ colloquium (graduate seminar, 7 students)


Awards and Grants

11/2014 “Differentiating bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder and unipolar depression based on neurobiological alterations of Gray’s behavioral activation and inhibition system (BAS/BIS)” (German Research Foun-dation, 02/2015 – 02/2018, role: PI, 251.787 Euro, 36 months)
10/2014 “The route to insight – discovering neurobiological mechanisms of change in psychotherapy” (grant from the Johannes-Gutenberg Univer-sity of Mainz, 11/2014 – 11/2015, role: PI, 25.390 Euro, 12 months)
03/2014 – 03/2015 Member of the Christine de Pizan Mentoring Program of the Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz
05/2010 Poster Award of the 28th symposium of clinical psychology section of the German Society for Psychology
06/2009 Travel Award for the Congress on Human Brain Mapping (HBM)
05/2008 Werner-Straub-Award for an outstanding diploma thesis, Dresden Uni-versity of Technology


International Experience

03/2007 – 12/2007 Coordinator of the project „Raising ecological awareness among school children“ in Mangalore, India
10/2005 – 03/2006 Research internship, University Toulouse II (Le Mirail), France


Adhoc Peer Reviewing

  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Cerebral Cortex
  • Cortex
  • European Neuropsychopharmacology