Aging of synapse structure and function

Prof. Dr. Stephan Sigrist

Curriculum Vitae

2005Habilitation, University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany (Award for Best Habilitation)
1997PhD thesis, University of Tübingen
1993Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Tübingen
Major previous appointments
since 2014Einstein Professor
since 2012Spokesperson Collaborative Research Center “Membrane Scaffolding”
since 2012

Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) & Professor of Molecular Pharmacology (S-W3), Freie Universität Berlin

since 2009Co-Director, of the DFG Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
since 2008Full Professor (W3) in Genetics, Institute of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin
2006-2008Associate Professor (W2) for Experimental Biomedicine and Bio-Imaging, Rudolf Virchow Center of Excellence, Universität Würzburg, Germany
2001-2006Principal Investigator of the Independent Junior Research Group “Neuroplasticity” of the Max-Planck-Society at the European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen, Germany
1997-2000Postdoc, Yale University School of Medicine & HHMI
Activities in the Scientific Community / Professional Memberships
since 2012Elected Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) review board “Neurobiology,” Germany; re-elected 2016
since 2012Spokesperson SFB 958 “Membrane Scaffolding,” Freie Universität Berlin
since 2009Directorial Board Member, NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Honors and Awards
since 2014Einstein Professorship Award of the Einstein Foundation Berlin, Germany
2005Best Habilitation Award, Faculty of Medicine, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
2000EMBO Long-term Fellowship: Funding of Postdoc position by European Molecular Biology Organization Heidelberg, Germany
2000HFSP Long-term Fellowship: Funding of Postdoc position, Long-term Fellowship Human Frontier Science Program Organization Strasbourg, France
1997-2000Habilitation-Fellowship Claußen Foundation: Funding of Postdoc position, Germany

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