Axon Growth and Regeneration

Prof. Dr. Frank Bradke

Curriculum Vitae

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 (Prof. Dr. C. G. Dotti).
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
2015-todayMember of the Editorial Board for Current Biology.
2019-2023Member of the RIKEN Brain Science Advisory Council Riken, Japan.
2016-2022Member IRP Scientific Committee, Zurich, Switzerland.
2016-2019Member of the ZMNH Scientific Committee, Hamburg, Germany.
2017-2019Organizer of the EMBO Meeting “Cell Biology of the Neuron: Polarity, Plasticity and Regeneration”, Crete, Greece.
2018Organizer of the Cold Spring Harbor Asia Meeting "Assembly of Neuronal Circuits", Awaji, Japan.
2018Director of the “Spinal Cord Injury Course - NSAS”, San Servolo, Venice, Italy.
2017Organizer of the ASCB Doorstep Meeting "Cell Biology of Degeneration and Repair in the Nervous System", Philadelphia, USA.
Honors and Awards
2023Remedios Caro Almela Prize 
2021Carl Zeiss Prize
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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