Prof. Dr. Sven Diederichs

Division Head

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DKFZ - RNA Biology & Cancer
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280 (B150)
D-69120 Heidelberg

DKFZ Main Building, 3rd floor
Room: H1.03.071

Tel.: +49 (6221) 42-4383
Fax.: +49 (6221) 42-4384
Email: s.diederichs [at] dkfz.de

Scientific Education & Professional Experience

since 01 / 2016
Tenured Full Profesor (W3) & Division Head of the Division "Cancer Research", Clinic for Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Freiburg, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

since 01 / 2015
Division Head of the Division "RNA Biology & Cancer", German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
 
01 / 2009 - 12 / 2014
Junior Group Leader of the Helmholtz-University-Junior Research Group, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) & Institute of Pathology, University of Heidelberg

07 / 2008 - 12 / 2014
Junior Group Leader, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg

2005 - 2008
Postdoctoral Fellowship in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Daniel A. Haber, Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston

2002 - 2004
PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Münster, Dept. of Medicine, Hematology / Oncology & University of Witten / Herdecke

2001 - 2002
Diploma thesis at the University of Münster, Dept. of Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

1999 - 2001
University of Witten / Herdecke: Biochemistry

1996 - 1999
Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen: Biochemistry

Scholarships & Awards

2016
FEBS Anniversary Prize of the Federation of European Biochemical Sicieties (FEBS)

2014
Liver Cancer Research Award of the German Society for Gastrointestinal Diseases (DGVS) & Bayer Health Care

2013
Dr. Hella Bühler Prize - endowed with 100.000 Euros for Cancer Research

2012
Binder Innovation Prize of the German Society of Cell Biology (DGZ)

2010
Karl-Freudenberg-Preis of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2008
Presentation Award Miami Winter Symposium “Regulatory RNA in Biology and human Health”

2007
Scholar-in-Training Award of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR): “The role of Non-Coding RNAs in Cancer”

2005
Young Investigator Award of the German Academy of Scientists Leopoldina

2005
PhD thesis Award of the German Society for Hematology and Oncology (DGHO)

2003
Scholar-in-Training Award of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) / Pezcoller Foundation

2002 - 2004
PhD Scholarship Award of the German Academic Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
"Characterization of Cyclin A1 interacting proteins and analysis of their role in the pathogenesis of human malignancies"

1997 - 2001
Scholarship Award of the German Academic Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Scientific Community

Associate Editor of RNA Biology

Member of the Young Academy of Scientists ("Die Junge Akademie") - established by the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW)

Group Leader "Genetics & Genomics" in the Life Science College of the German Academic Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Member of the selection committee for the German Academic Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Reviewer for multiple international peer-reviewed journals as well as national and international funding agencies

Memberships

since 2010
German Society for Pathology (DGP)

since 2007
RNA Society

since 2006
German Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (GBM)

GBM Study Group RNA Biochemistry

since 2003
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
(Active Member since 2009)

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