Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors

Dr. Peter Schmezer

Dr. Peter Schmezer

Dr. Peter Schmezer

Position:

Group leader

Phone:

+49 6221 423309

Fax:

+49 6221 423359

CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC CAREER

1983: B.Sc., M.Sc. in Biochemistry,Zoology, University of Heidelberg

1987: Ph.D. in Biology, University of Heidelberg


POSITIONS AND PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1983 - 1987: Research Associate at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
(Institute of Toxicology; Director: D. Schmähl)

1988: Research Fellow at ICI Central Toxicology Laboratory, Alderley Park, UK (with J. Ashby)

1989: Scientist at DKFZ, Institute of Toxicology (Director: R. Preussmann)

since 1991: Group leader, Division of Toxicology and Cancer Risk Factors, DKFZ, Heidelberg
(Division head: H. Bartsch, until 9/2007; C. Plass, as from 10/2007)


RELATED SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING

Member of the editorial boards of three scientific journals,
guest editorship of two special issues of Mutation Research

More than 200 lectures/seminars at national research institutes and scientific meetings covering the field of genetic toxicology and experimental oncology

Since 1989 undergraduate lecture courses, University of Heidelberg; supervision of graduate students and visiting scientists

Since 1995 member of several IARC (monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans) and EU working/advisory groups

1999-2001 Secretary of the European Environmental Mutagen Society

2003-2006 Chair of section Carcinogenesis and Epidemiology
(AEK-K), German Cancer Society

2004-2009 Member of the Scientific Council of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
German Cancer Society (DKG)
European Environmental Mutagen Society (EEMS)
German Environmental Mutagen Society (GUM)
German Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT)


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

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