Prof. Marcus KochCurriculum Vitae
2016 – 2019
Managing Director COS
Founding member and member of the Directorate of the "Centre for the Environment Heidelberg" (HCE)
Founding director "Centre for Organismal Studies Heidelberg" (COS)
Head "Heidelberg Biodiversity Research Center"
Member of the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
2008 – 2016
Spokesman "Heidelberg Young University"
2007 – 2010
Dean (Studies), Faculty Advisory Board
2005 – 2007
Managing director HIP
Full Professor (C4) and Director at Heidelberg Institute of Plant Sciences (HIP) (until launch of COS) and Director of the Botanical Gardens and Herbarium Heidelberg (HEID)
1999 – 2003
Research assistant/aoProfessor at University of Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (Habilitation in Systematic Botany, 2002)
1998 – 1999
Postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena
1996 – 1998
Postdoc at the Max-Planck Institute for Plant Breeding, Cologne
Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Biology (University of Osnabrück)
Guestprofessor at ETH Zürich
Guestprofessor at UC, Santiago de Chile
Guestprofessor and permanent full faculty member at Praque University
Marsilius fellowship (excellence initiative, DFG/Heidelberg University)
Elected member of the "Akademie für ökologische Landesforschung"
1992 – 1995
Fellow "Studienstiftung Deutsches Volk"
- Reviewer for the German Research Foundation (DFG), Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), European Research Council (ERC), NSF (USA), Czech Science Foundation (GACR), Polish Academy of Science and others
- Ad hoc reviewer for Science, Nature, eLIFE, Nature Comm., Nature Plant, New Phytologist, Trends in Plant Science, PNAS (USA), Annals of Botany, and many other journals
- Editor-in-Chief Plant Systematics and Evolution, Editor-in-Chief Plant Perspectives in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Advisory Board Ruperto Carola
- Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee (MASC) member