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Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr.



Date of birth:    February 16, 1961         

Place of birth:   Tübingen, Germany


Academic Education and Appointments

1980 – 1987
Studies in Biology, Universities of Göttingen and Freiburg

Diploma in Biology, University of Freiburg (Prof. G. Feix)

PhD in Molecular Biology, University of Freiburg (Prof. G. Feix)

1990 – 1993
Post-doctoral Fellow, Gene Center, Martinsried (Dr. P. A. Baeuerle)

1994 – 1996
Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of Freiburg (Prof. P. A. Baeuerle)

Habilitation in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Freiburg (Prof. P. A. Baeuerle)

1997 – 2001
Group leader, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg

2002 – 2005
Faculty member, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Full Professor (W3) at the University of Giessen

Principal investigator DFG Excellence cluster EXC 147, Giessen & Frankfurt

2006 – 2009
Principal investigator in the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 547, Giessen

Guest Editor Biochim. Biophys. Acta, Molecular Cell Research

Principal investigator in the DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR81, Giessen, Marburg, Rotterdam

Academy of Finland: Chair of the Molecular Medicine Panel


  • Principal investigator and executive board member of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1021 Marburg & Giessen
  • Founding Member: Deutsches Zentrum für Lungenforschung
  • Founding Member: International Max Planck Research School for Heart and Lung Research (IMPRS-HLR), Bad Nauheim, Giessen, Frankfurt

Scientific advisory board of the Faculty of Biology & Pharmacy of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Executive editor BBA Molecular Cell Research

2016 – 2020

  • Principal investigator in the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB1213;
  • Scientific Advisory Board: Current Medicinal Chemistry;
  • Editorial board: Frontiers in Genetics, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell signaling and trafficking

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