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Rudolf Virchow Center for Experimental Biomedicine

About

Prof. Dr. Caroline Kisker has been the Head of the Chair of Structural Biology at the Rudolf Virchow Center since 2006 and Dean of the Graduate School of Life Sciences at the University of Würzburg since 2009.

Since October 2019 she is Chair of the Academic Senate of the University of Würzburg.

She is also a member of the

Previously she was Deputy Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee at the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig  (2011-2019).

 

Teaching at the University

Winter Semester

  • "Strukturbiologie - Struktur und Funktion biologischer Makromoleküle";  WUESTUDY: 07321010
  • "Literaturseminar DNA-Reparatur";  WUESTUDY: 07323480

Summer Semester:

  • "Makromolekulare Kristallographie";  WUESTUDY: 07323460
  • "Literaturseminar DNA-Reparatur";  WUESTUDY: 07323480

Current position

  • Co-Chair Rudolf Virchow Center of University of Würzburg (since 2016)
  • Chair of Structural Biology (W3) of University of Würzburg (since 2005)
  • Dean Graduate School of Life Sciences of University of Würzburg (since 2006)

Research Experience

2001-2005       Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
1998-2001       Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
1994-1998       Postdoc, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

Education

1991‐1994        Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Honors

  • Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (since 2017)
  • Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (since 2011)

Editorial and selected advisory boards

  • Member of the “Senats and Bewilligungsausschuss für Graduiertenkollegs der DFG” (since 2014)
  • Reviewer for the European Research Council (2014)
  • Member of the scientific advisory Board of the Bavarian Science Foundation (2013)
  • Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Helmholtz-Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig,Germany (since 2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Helmholtz-Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany (since 2012)
  • Vice Chair Structural Biology, Section of the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2007-2012)
  • Editorial Board DNA Repair (since 2002)