Univ. Prof. Dr. Alwin Köhler

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Professor of Molecular Biology am Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie

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Curriculum Vitae: 

1994 to 2003 Medical Studies at the University of Würzburg, Germany
1996-1997 Research Assistant, Laboratory of Hermann Koepsell, Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany
1997-2002  Fellowship of the Cusanuswerk Foundation, Germany
1998-2000 Doctoral Thesis, Laboratory of Daniel Finley, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
1999-2000 US-Israel Binational Science Foundation Fellowship
2003-2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Ed Hurt, Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (BZH), Germany
2003 Young Investigator Award of the Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University
2004-2005 Pediatric Resident at Heidelberg University Children's Hospital, Germany
2010 Junior Group Leader Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna Biocenter, Austria
2011 START-Award of the Austrian Science Fund
2011 ERC-Starting Grant
2013 Elected Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences  ("Young Academy")
2016 Associate Professor, Max Perutz Lab, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna
2016 NOMIS Pioneering Research Grant
2017 ERC-Consolidator Grant
2018 Professor of Mechanistic Cell Biology, Max Perutz Lab, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna
since February 2020 Professor of Molecular Biology, Max Perutz Lab, Medical University of Vienna and University of Vienna

Research areas:

* Nuclear Envelope Biology
* Gates, Chromatin & Lipids
* Cell Biology & Signalling
* Chromatin, RNA & Chromosome Biology