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Group Leader

Group leader

Dr. Dorothee Dormann

Dormann_homepage Jan 2019


Training and academic positions

Since 2014: Emmy Noether research group leader, BioMedical Center (BMC), Department of Anatomy-Cell Biology,    Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

2007 – 2013: Postdoctoral fellow, Adolf-Butenandt-Institute, Department of Metabolic Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Prof. Dr. Christian Haass)

2007: Ph.D., Rockefeller University, New York (Thesis advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Münz)

2003 – 2007: Graduate studies, Rockefeller University, New York

2002: Diploma in Biochemistry, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
(Thesis advisors: Dr. Stefan Stevanovic, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen / Prof. Dr. Ralph Steinman, Rockefeller University, New York)

1996 – 2001: Studies of Biochemistry, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Awards and fellowships

2019: Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for Young Researchers

2016: ENCALS Young Investigator Award (Silver Medalist)

2014: Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award

2014 Capital magazine: „Young Elite: Top 40 researchers under 40“

2013: Selection for the Emmy Noether program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

2012: PRO SCIENTIA Award of the Eckhart Buddecke Foundation

2011 – 2013: Fast Track program of the Robert Bosch Foundation

2008 – 2010: EMBO long term postdoctoral fellowship

2005 – 2007: Ph.D. fellowship of the Ernst Schering Foundation

2002: DAAD fellowship for Diploma thesis

1999 – 2002: Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

1996: Karl von Frisch Award