University of Cologne

CECAD Cluster of Excellence
CECAD Research Center

Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26
50931 Cologne

Tel.: 0049(0)221478 - 84216
Tel.: 0049(0)221478 - 84210
Fax.: 0049(0)221478 - 84217

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Curriculum Vitae



Professional Career


since 2022

since 2018

2019 – 2021

2011 – 2013   

since 08/2008

08/2003 – 07/2008


02/2001 – 07/2003



Academic Education


10/1996 – 11/2000


01/1996 – 07/1996



10/1991 – 11/1995








Director Department of Biology, University of Cologne

Deputy Coordinator of CECAD, Cluster of Excellence

Acting Director, CECAD Research Center

Acting Director of the Institute for Genetics

Full Professor, Institute for Genetics and CECAD Cologne

Group Leader, Center for Molecular Neurobiologie Hamburg (ZMNH), University of Hamburg

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Molecular Neurogenetics,
Gene Center and LM-University of Munich (Prof. Ralf Baumeister)




Ph.D. in Biology, University of Heidelberg
(Prof. Stefan Jentsch)

Studies in Biology, Diplom, Universität Heidelberg,
Center for Molecular Biologie Heidelberg (ZMBH)
(Prof. Stefan Jentsch)

Studies in Biology, University of Münster and ZMBH,
University of Heidelberg





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Progress Report >>more..

Journal Club >>more..

News from the Lab: New CRC 1678 >>more..

News from the Lab: Third funding period for CRC 1218 >>more..

Publication in Cell Reports >>more..

Fuer die freiheitlich-demokratische Grundordnung; gegen Rechtsextremismus >>more..