Doctoral thesis, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
MD Exam (Staatsexamen)
Major previous appointments
Senior Group Leader, DZNE Bonn
Group Leader Max-Planck-Unit Struct. Molec. Biol., c/o DESY, Hamburg
Staff Scientist, MPI Med. Research, Heidelberg
Postdoctoral fellow, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
Medical internships, Univ. Hamburg, Heidelberg
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
Scientific society memberships: German and international societies for cell biology, structural biology, neuroscience (DGZ, GBM, NWG, DGEM, ASCB, ANA, SfN, ISN).
Advisory boards: ADPD, ICAD conferences.
(Co-)Organizer of various meetings within priority programs of DFG, BMBF, MPG in areas of cell biology (cytoskeleton, motor proteins), structural biology, and Alzheimer Disease.
Honors and Awards
Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award (Alzheimer's Assoc., USA)
Potamkin Award for Alzheimer Research (Am. Acad. Neurology) & Chancellor's Award Neurosciences (LSU, New Orleans)
Metlife Award Alzheimer Research (Metlife Foundation)
Alzheimer Research Award (Breuer Foundation)
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