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Developmental Neurobiology

Prof. Dr. G. Elisabeth Pollerberg


Visiting professor at the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
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
Professor at the University of Giessen, Dept. of Developmental Biology
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.
Ad hoc reviewer for Nature, Journal of Neuroscience, Development, PLoS, etc.

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