Bart studied Chemistry at the Radboud University in Nijmegen and after his Master’s degree spent one year in Saudia Arabia and one year at the Max Planck Institute in Goettingen (Germany) before moving back to Nijmegen for his PhD. From 1988 to 2006 he was assistant and associate professor at the department of psychoneuropharmacology, specialising in animal models for psychiatric disorder. In 2006 he moved to Evotec, a biotech company in Hamburg (Germany) where he was group leader and vice-president of neuropharmacology. He joined Victoria in 2011 and since January 2014 he is professor for behavioural neurosciences in the school of Psychology.
You can view Bart’s staff profile on the Victoria University of Wellington website.