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Anne-Kathrin Classen

Principal Investigator

Centre for Biological Systems Analysis (ZBSA), Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg

Habsburgerstr. 49
79104 Freiburg

Academic Education

2002 – 2006 Dissertation, Dr. rer. nat. in Biology, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics and Technical University Dresden
2000 – 2002 Master of Science (MSc) in Biomolecular Sciences, The University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
1997 – 2000 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Cell Biology, The University of Manchester, UK

Professional Experience

Since 2017 Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation Plus3 Research Group Leader
ZBSA and Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg
2016 – 2017 Emmy Noether Research Group Leader and Interim Professorship,
ZBSA and Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg
2011 – 2016 Emmy Noether Research Group Leader, Faculty of Biology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
2006 – 2011 Postdoctoral fellow, University of California at Berkeley, USA

Other activities, awards and honours

2017 – 2020 Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, Plus3 Programme Fellowship
2016 Principal Investigator of the Speman Graduate School for Biology and Medicine (SGBM), University of Freiburg
2013 – 2016 Steering committee member of the Graduate School for Life Sciences Munich (LSM), Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
2013 – 2016 Member of the Board and Woman Representative for SFB1064 ‘Chromatin Dynamics’, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
2011 – 2017 DFG Emmy Noether Programme Fellowship
2007 – 2010 Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund (JCCMF), USA; Postdoctoral Fellowship