Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Ludwig Ameres

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Professor of RNA Biology at the Center for Molecular Biology

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Curriculum Vitae:

born 1978 in Munich, Gemany
1998-2003 Studies of Biology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Gemany
2004-2006 Doctoral Thesis with Prof. Renée Schröder, MFPL, University of Vienna, Austria
2007 OEGGGT Research Award for Young Scientists and Vienna Biocenter PhD Award
2008 DOC Award (City of Vienna) to honor outstanding PhD Theses in all fields
2007-2011 Postdoc with Phil Zamore, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
2008 Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship (FWF)
2010 EMBO Long-Term Fellowship (EMBO)
2012-2020 Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA), Vienna, AT
2013 ERC Starting Grant Awardee
2013 FWF START Grant Awardee
2015 Elected member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Young Academy)
2016 Selected member of the EMBO Young Investigator Program
2018 Houska Award Recipient (B&C Privatstiftung)
2018 ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant Awardee
2019 ERC Consolidator Grant Awardee
since October 2020 Professor of RNA Biology am Department für Biochemie und Zellbiologie der Max Perutz Labs, University of Vienna

Research areas:

* Post-transcriptional gene regulation
* Gene expression dynamics
* RNA biochemistry and RNP enzymology
* RNA modifications

"With our research we aim to uncover fundamental biological mechanisms in the regulation of gene expression which have broad biological, technological and biomedical impact." (Stefan Ludwig Ameres)