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Rudolf Virchow Center for Integrative and Translational Bioimaging

About

Prof. Dr. Caroline Kisker is the Speaker of the Rudolf Virchow Center since 2020 and Vice President of the University of Würzburg since 2021.

She 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

  • Vice President of the University of Würzburg (since 2021)
  • Chair of Rudolf Virchow Center at the University of Würzburg (since 2020)
  • Chair of Structural Biology (W3) of University of Würzburg (since 2005)
  • Dean Graduate School of Life Sciences of University of Würzburg (since 2009)

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
1986 - 1991        Studies in Biochemistry, Free University of Berlin

Honors

  • Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (since 2017)
  • Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (since 2011)
  • 1995 Carl Ramsauer Award for Ph.D. Thesis
  • 1995 - 1997 Postdoctoral Fellowship Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1998 - 1999 Targeted Research Opportunity Award SUNY Stony Brook
  • 2000 - 2004 PEW Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Editorial and selected advisory boards

  • Member of the DFG Fachkollegium 201 Basic Research in Biology and Medicine (since 2020)
  • Member of the “Senats and Bewilligungsausschuss für Graduiertenkollegs der DFG” (since 2014 - 2019)
  • Member of the Editorial Board NAR Cancer, Oxford University Press
  • Member and Speaker of the Senate of the University of Würzburg (since 2019)
  • President of the German Society for Research on DNA Repair (since 2018)
  • Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (since 2017)
  • Co-Chair of Rudolf Virchow Center at the University of Würzburg (2016 - 2020)
  • Vice Chair of Rudolf Virchow Center at the University of Würzburg (2009 - 2016)
  • 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 (2013 - 2020)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Helmholtz-Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany (since 2012)
  • Member of the scientific advisory Board of the Bavarian Science Foundation (since 2013)
  • Vice Chair Structural Biology, Section of the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2007 - 2012)
  • Editorial Board DNA Repair (since 2002)