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Endosome-vacuole trafficking in yeast

Groupleader: Christian Ungermann




  • October 1988-August 1991 Studies in biochemistry at Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen

  • September 1991-July 1993 Graduate studies in biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University in the laboratory of Prof. Christopher K. Mathews, Corvallis, U.S.A.

  • September 1993-November 1996 Doctorate studies in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Dr. Walter Neupert at the Institute for Physiological Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München

  • November 1996- May 1999 Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. William Wickner at the Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, U.S.A.

  • since May 1999 Junior group leader at the Biochemie Zentrum Heidelberg (BZH)

  • June 2003 Venia legendi (Habilitation), Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg

  • 2006 Full professor of Biochemistry, Hans-Mühlenhoff Endowed Chair (Stiftungsprofessur) at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Osnabrück


  • August 1994-August 1996 Predoctoral fellowship of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, Stuttgart, Germany
  • January 1997-January 1999 Postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn, Germany
  • May 1999 Stipend of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft "Nachwuchsgruppen in den Biowissenschaften" (UN111/2-1)
  • July 2000 associated member of the Sonderforschungsbereich 352 "Molekulare Mechanismen intrazellulärer Transportprozesse"
  • February 2001 DFG Funding for a collaborative project with Dieter Langosch (TU Munich) " Role of SNARE transmembrane regions in vacuole fusion" (LA 699/8-1)
  • 2003-2005 member of the EMBO Young Investigator Programme (EMBO-YIP)
  • July 2003 recipient of a Heisenberg-Stipend of the DFG
  • June 2004 Member of the SFB 638

  • September 2004 Schering Habilitation price of the GBM