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Tilman Brummer

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Principal Investigator

Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research

Stefan-Meier-Str. 17
79104 Freiburg

Academic Education

1992 – 1998 Study of Biology, Albert-Ludwigs-University (ALU), graduated as Diplom-Biologe (German M.Sc. equivalent, Biology)

Scientific Degrees

2003 Dr.rer.nat (PhD equivalent), Functional analysis of the B-raf and raf-1 proto-oncogenes in B lymphocytes, summa cum laude

Professional Experience

since 5/2017 Heisenberg-Professorship
2013 – 2017 Independent Group leader within the Emmy-Noether- and Heisenberg programs of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Institute for Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, Faculty for Medicine, University of Freiburg
2008 – 2012 Independent Group leader within the Emmy-Noether-Program of the DFG, Faculty for Biology, University of Freiburg
2003 – 2008 Postdoctoral fellow, Signal Transduction Group (Prof. R.J. Daly), Cancer Research Program, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
1998 – 2003 Ph.D. student and postdoctoral fellow, Dept. Molecular Immunology (Prof. M. Reth), Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology (MPI IB), Freiburg

Other activities, awards and honours

since 2016 Member of the Molecular Tumor Board, University Medical Centre Freiburg
2015 Heisenberg professorship of the DFG
2014 Heisenberg fellowship of the DFG
since 2010 Principal Investigator (PI) and executive board member SFB/CRC 850
since 2008 PI Centre for Biological Signalling Studies (BIOSS), executive board member since 2008, Deputy director (2015-2017)
since 2007 PI Spemann-Graduate School for Biology and Medicine (SGBM), executive board member since 2012
2007 Emmy-Noether fellowship of the DFG
2006 Nomination by students of the Garvan Institute, Sydney, for the Nature awards for mentoring in science – Australasia
2003 Hans-Spemann-Prize for the best Ph.D. thesis at the Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg
2003 Selected delegate for the 53th Meeting of the Nobel laureates