Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993
    Diplom degree in biology from the Institute of Developmental Biology at the University of Cologne

  • 1993 – 1996
    Doctoral student in the Institute of Developmental Biology at the University of Cologne

  • 1996 – 2002
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Behavioural Neuroscience, Ernest Gallo Research Centre/Department of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco, USA

  • 2002 – 2009
    Research Associate (C1) and group leader, Institute of Genetics and Neurobiology, University of Würzburg, Germany

  • 2009 – 2010
    Heisenberg Fellow (German Research Foundation), Zoological Institute, Department of Animal Physiology, University of Cologne

  • Since 2010
    Heisenberg Professor (German Research Foundation), Bio-science Centre, Zoological Institute, Department of Animal Physiology, University of Cologne

Selected publications

  • Ogueta M, Cibik, O, Eltrop R, Schneider, A and Scholz, H (2010). The influence of Adh function on ethanol preference and tolerance in adult Drosophila melanogaster. Chemical Senses. 35(9):813-822

  • Schwenkert I, Eltrop R, Funk N, Steinert JR, Schuster CM and Scholz H (2008). hangover negatively regulates synaptic bouton addition. Mechanisms of Development. 125:700-711.

  • Döring F, Scholz H, Kühnlein R, Karschin A. and Wischmeyer E (2006). Novel Drosophila two-pore domain K+ channels: rescue of channel function by heteromeric assembly. European Journal of Neuroscience. 24:2264-2274.

  • Scholz H, Franz M and Heberlein U (2005). The hangover gene defines a stress pathway required for ethanol tolerance. Nature. 436:845-847.

  • Scholz H (2005). Influence of the biogenic amine tyramine on ethanol induced behaviors in Drosophila. Journal of Neurobiology. 63(3):199-214.

  • Godenschwege TA, Reisch D, Diegelmann S, Eberle K, Funk N, Heisenberg M, Hoppe V, Hoppe J, Klagges BRE, Martin JR, Nikitina EA, Putz G, Reifegerste R, Reisch N, Rister J, Schaupp M, Scholz H, Schwärzel M, Werner U, Zars TD, Buchner S, and Buchner E (2004). Flies lacking all synapsins are unexpectedly healthy but are impaired in complex behaviour. European Journal of Neuroscience. 20 (3):611-622.

  • Schwaerzel M, Monastirioti M, Scholz H, Friggi-Grelin F, Birman S and Heisenberg M (2003). Dopamine and octopamine differentiate between aversive and appetitive olfactory memories in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience. 23(33):10495-10502.

  • Scholz H, Ramond J, Singh CM and Heberlein U (2000). Functional ethanol tolerance in Drosophila. Neuron. 28:261-271.

Additional qualifications

  • Trayss prime- Management Training Week for Scientists in Erkner/Berlin, Germany, 2008

  • Certified Practitioner for neurolinguistic programming (NLP), 2005


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