Dr. Bart Geurten is a neuroscientist working as staff researcher at Göttingen University, Germany. There he learned how to work with genetic tools in the fruit fly. He is also co-host of the Science for Societal Progress podcast.
During his week as curator on @sfprocur, Bart will write about live as a postdoc, career and family issues.
Bart was raised in South-East-Asia and came to Germany during elementary school. He studied in Cologne, did his Diploma thesis in Adelaide (Australia), and then did a PhD in Bielefeld. As a PhD student and as a postdoc, Bart took a total of two years of parental leave for his first two kids.