Curriculum Vitae

  • 2003 - 2004 Managing Director, Institute of Biology

  • 2001 - 2002 Dean, Faculty of Biology, Kassel University

  • since 1995 Full Professor (C4) Dept. of Genetics, Universität Kassel

  • 1994 1 month guestlecturer at the University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan

  • 1989 Habilitation at the University of Munich, Dept. of Zoology, "Privatdozent", faculty of biology, University of Munich

  • 1989 1 month guestlecturer at Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

  • 1986 Position as group leader at the Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Martinsried/München, Department of Cell Biology.
    Work on signal transduction and antisense regulation in Dictyostelium

  • 1984 Research assistant position in Dr. R.A. Firtel's group

  • 1982 Post-doc position (DFG grant) in Prof. Dr. R.A. Firtel's group, University of California, San Diego. Work on transformation systems in Dictyostelium, antisense gene regulation, developmental regulation of transcription in Dictyostelium

  • 1979 Post-doc position at the Institut für Physiologische Chemie I, Universität Marburg in the group of Prof. Dr. D. Gallwitz. Work on actin genes and mRNA splicing in yeast

  • 1980 Dr. rer. nat., Universität Düsseldorf. Thesis on spermatogenesis Drosophila hydei

  • 1975 Diploma in Biology, University of Düsseldorf

 

Professional affiliations:

  • Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekulare Biologie (GBM)

  • Studiengruppe "RNA Biochemie" der GBM

  • Gesellschaft für Genetik, Member of the Board (since 2004)

  • Deutscher Hochschulverband

  • Gesellschaft für Entwicklungsbiologie

  • American Society for Microbiology

  • Associate Editor "Mechanisms of Development"

  • Editorial Board "Biological Chemistry Hoppe-Seyler"