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Andreas Hecht

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Principal Investigator

Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Stefan-Meier-Str. 17
D-79104 Freiburg

Academic Education

1982 – 1987 tudies in Biology in Regensburg and Heidelberg, Germany (Diplom-Biologe)

Scientific Degrees

2006 apl. Professorship, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg
2001 Habilitation in Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Freiburg
1987 – 1990 Dissertation, Center for Molecular Biology (ZMBH), University Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. A. E. Sippel)

Professional Experience

2002 – present Akademischer Oberrat, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, University of Freiburg (Head of institute: Prof. Dr. Ch. Peters)
1996 – 2002 Senior scientist/group leader in the department of Prof. Dr. R. Kemler, Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg
1992 – 1995 Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. Dr. M. Grunstein, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
1990 – 1992 Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. Dr. A. E. Sippel, University of Freiburg

Other activities, awards and honours

2011 – present Associate member BIOSS Center for Biological Signalling Studies
2008 – present Member Editorial Board „Cell Communication Insights“
2007 – present Principal Investigator Spemann Graduate School for Biology and Medicine (SGBM)
2008 – 2012 Member Executive Board, Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine
1992 – 1994 Training grant, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
- ad hoc reviewer for EMBO Molecular Medicine, EMBO Journal, EMBO reports, Oncogene, Nucleic Acids Resarch, Cell Death and Differentiation, and other
- ad hoc reviewer of research grants for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Agence National de la Recherche (ANR), Cancer Research UK, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).