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Tierphysiologie / Entwicklungsbiologie

Prof. Dr. Joachim Wittbrodt

CURRICULUM VITAE

2012 full focus on COS Heidelberg
2007 – 2012 at Heidelberg University and KIT
2006 Offer for full Professorship at Heidelberg University, (accepted)
2006 Offer for Directorship at the Research Center Karlsruhe, (accepted)
2005 Offer for full Professorship at the University of Geneva, Switzerland (declined)
1999 – 2007 Group leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL Heidelberg, Developmental Biology Unit and Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit
1998 Habilitation in Developmental and Cell Biology, University of Braunschweig
1995 – 1998 Junior Group Leader, SFB 271, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
1991 – 1994 PostDoc, Biocentre, University of Basle, Basle, Switzerland
1988 – 1990 PhD, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried
1986 – 1987 Diploma Thesis, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried
1982 – 1985 Study of Biology, University of Munich

COORDINATING FUNCTIONS  (last 10 years)

2010 – present Member of the executive committee of the SFB 873 “Maintenance and differentiation of stem cells in development and disease”
2010 – 2014 Founding and managing director of the Centre for Organismal Studies, COS, Heidelberg University
2010 – 2013 Chairman of the German Society for Developmental Biology, GfE
2007 – 2011 Coordinator and speaker of the SFB 488 “Molecular and cellular bases of neural Development”
2007 – present Member of the Executive Committee of the Harmut Hoffman Berling International Graduate School, Heidelberg
2006 – 2009 Member of the Executive Committee of the Network of Excellence “MAIN”
2001 – present Founding Member of the Executive Committee of the Medaka Genome Initiative

HONORS

2012 Special price of the University of Heidelberg for exceptional research
2011 ERC advanced grant of the European Commission
2011 Lautenschläger Award at the University of Heidelberg
2009 HMLS Award of the Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences research council
2009 Otto Mangold Award of the German Society for Developmental Biology

 


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