Curriculum Vitae

Degrees
2009Habilitation, Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
1995-1999Dr. rer. nat., Biology, Cell Biology Program, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
1989-1995B.Sc., Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, UK
1989-1995Degree, Biochemistry, FU Berlin, Germany
Major previous appointments
since 2011Senior research group leader on Full Professor level (W3), DZNE, Bonn
since 2011W3-Professor at the University of Bonn, Germany
2003-2011Independent junior research group leader on associate Professor level (C3), Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
2000-2002Postdoc research associate, UCSF & Stanford University-HHMI, US (Prof. Dr. M. Tessier-Lavigne)
1995-1999PhD-student, EMBL, Heidelberg
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
2017-2019Organizer of the EMBO Meeting “Cell Biology of the Neuron: Polarity, Plasticity and Regeneration”, Crete, Greece
2016-2019Member of the ZMNH Scientific Committee, Hamburg, Germany
2016-2019Member IRP Scientific Committee, Zurich, Switzerland
Honors and Awards
2018Roger de Spoelberch Prize
2016Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Prize (the highest prize for Science in Germany)
2014Elected member German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)
2013Elected member of EMBO

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