Short CV - Julia Venturini

Research Interests: Exoplanets, Planet Formation

Current Position: Senior researcher at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva.

- 2016: PhD in Physics, University of Bern, Switzerland.
- 2011: Diploma in Physics, option Astronomy, Universidad de la Republica (UdelaR), Uruguay.

Academic Positions:
- 2018 - 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow at ISSI.
- 2016 - 2018: Postdoc at the University of Zurich, Group of Prof. R. Helled.
- 2012 - 2016: PhD candidate at the University of Bern, Group of Prof. W. Benz.
- 2010 - 2012: Teaching assistant, UdelaR, Uruguay.

Awards and Grants:
  • SNSF Ambizione Grant , 2022.
  • NCCR PlanetS research project "Planet formation in binary star systems", 2021.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Astrophysics at ISSI, 2018.
  • Best PhD Thesis in Physics, University of Bern, 2016.
  • Co-leader of the ISSI Team "Ice Giants: Formation, Internal Structure, and the Link to Exoplanets" (2018 ISSI call for International Teams).
  • Best Poster Prize at the 629. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on "Exoplanets: Bridging the gap between theory and obser-vations". Bad Honnef, Germany, December 2016.
  • MERAC grant 2014 for two research stays at the University of Tokyo to collaborate with Prof. M. Ikoma.
  • Scholarship from the program ESCALA, AUGM, for one semester exchange to take specialisation courses in astrophysics at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina. August 2009- February 2010.

  • Career Breaks:
    August 2022 - March 2023: maternity leave
    February 2019 - August 2019: maternity leave.
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