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Prof. Dr. Christoph Plass

Prof. Dr. Christoph Plass

Position: Division Head

Affiliation: Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors


Contact: Contact Form


Phone: +49 6221 423300

Fax: +49 6221 423359

Building: DKFZ Main building

Room: H2.03.073

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Born in Bremen (Germany) on July 30, 1961.
  • High School in Emsdetten (Germany) graduated in May 1980.
  • Served 15 months in the German army.

Academic education and qualifications:

1982-1987 Study of Biology at the Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

1987 Diploma in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

1988-1993 PhD study at Institut für Biologie der Medizinischen Universität, Lübeck, Germany. Supervisor: Dr. Heinz Winking

1993 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD)


Professional appointments:

1993 Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Dr. Yoshihide Hayashizaki, RIKEN, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Tsukuba Science City, Japan to learn the RLGS technique

1993-1996 Postdoctoral Research Affiliate, Laboratory of Dr. Verne Chapman, Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

1994 Invited as an instructor for the 16th RLGS Training Course held in RIKEN, Japan and Visiting Scientist in Dr. Yoshihide Hayashizaki’s laboratory, RIKEN

1995 Visiting Scientist in Dr. Yoshihide Hayashizaki’s laboratory, RIKEN

1996-1997 Cancer Research Scientist II, Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

1997-2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Human Cancer Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

2002-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Human Cancer Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

2005-2007 Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Human Cancer Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

2007-present Professor, Department of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany


Honors and Awards:

  • Leukemia Lymphoma Society of America Scholar 2002-2007
  • V-Foundation Translational Award 2002-2005
  • Honorary Faculty of the Mirrors Honors Society (2003)
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2005
  • Barbara J. Bonner Chair in Lung Cancer (2006-present)
  • Stohlman Scholar, Leukemia Lymphoma Society of America 2007

Memberships:

  • Mammalian Genome Society
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society for Human Genetics


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

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