Prof. G. Elisabeth PollerbergCurriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

2008: Visiting professor at the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
2003: Visiting professor at Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA
1997, 1999, 2001:
Visiting professor at the National Institute for Basic Biology (NIBB), Okazaki, Japan
since 1999:
Professor at the University of Heidelberg,
Head of the Developmental Neurobiology Department (until 2021)
1996 -1998:
Professor at the University of Giessen, Dept. of Developmental Biology
1996: Venia Legendi of the University of Tübingen
1988 - 1996:
Group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology, Dept. of Biochemistry, Tübingen
1986 - 1987:
Postdoc at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg
1982 - 1986:
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in the Neurobiology Dept., University of Heidelberg
1980 - 1981:
Scientific assistant in a WWF rain forest project, Sumatra, Indonesia
1974 - 1979:
Student of Biology and Chemistry, University of Konstanz

Coordinating Functions

2000 - 2004:
Head of the DFG Graduate Program 484
"Developmental Model Systems”
2000 - 2006:
Head and Organizer of the PhD-Program of the Institute of Zoology
2000 - 2002:
Head of the Rectorate Commission
Administration and Operation” (VBO)
2002 - 2006:
Head of the Commission “State Examinations”
2001 - 2004:
Head of the Rectorate Commission „Zoology Building Development“
since 2000:
Organizer of the annual “Minisymposium Bioethics”


Millennium speaker at the ASCB meeting, Washington, USA
Research Award of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation (AvH)
Award of the Japanese Society for Progress in Science (JSPS)
1982 - 1986:
PhD-Grant for gifted students (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

Additional Information:


Reviewer for the German Research Council (DFG), Swiss National Fund (SFN), Austrian Science Fund, German-Israeli Foundation (GIF), Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) etc.