Prof Dr Dirk Heinz

    Dirk Heinz

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    Curriculum Vitae

    Publications of Prof. Dr. Dirk Heinz

     

    Personal:              

    Date of Birth: August 01, 1960
    Marital Status: Married, two children  

     

    Education and Employment:

    * Since Aug. 2011
    Scientific Director, HZI Braunschweig
    * Nov. 2010 – July 2011
    Acting Scientific Director, HZI Braunschweig
    * Jan. 2010 – Oct. 2011
    Speaker of the Helmholtz Programme “Infection and Immunity”
    * March 2005
    Appointment as Honorary Professor at the Technical University of Braunschweig
    * July 2003
    Appointment as Extraordinary Professor at the Technical University Braunschweig
    * Since May 2002
    Head of Department/Division of Structural Biology, German Research Center for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany
    * Dec. 1998
    Habilitation in Biochemistry (University of Freiburg, Germany)
    * July 1998 – Apr. 2002
    Junior research group leader in the Department of Structural Biology, German Research Center for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany
    * Oct. 1993 – June 1998
    Research Assistant, University of Freiburg, Germany* July 1990 – Sept. 1993
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oregon, Eugene, U.S.A.
    * Apr. 1990
    PhD in Biochemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland
    * 1980 – June 1986

    Diploma Studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of  Freiburg, Germany

     

    Further scientific activities:

    * Since Oct. 2011
    Member Scientific Advisory-Board Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Tübingen
    * Since November 2010

    Chairman of the board of TWINCORE
    * Since April 2010
    Member of the Helmholtz Think Tank panel
    * 2009 – 2010
    Coordinator of the topic “Strukturbiologie” within the “Strukturanalyse der Forschung in Norddeutschland” der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission Niedersachsen (WKN)
    * Since 2008
    Speaker of the CSSB initiative at DESY Hamburg
    * Since 2007
    Member of the Editorial Board of Biological Chemistry
    * Since 2005
    Founder and spreaker of GBM-Study Group "Structural Biology" and principal organizer of the international "Murnau Conference in Structural Biology" (2005, 2007, 2010, 2012)
    * Since 2005
    Member of the Editorial Board of Protein Science
    * Since 2003
    Official representative and speaker of Helmholtz Structural Biology
    * 2002 – 2006
    Speaker of the DGK Study Group "Biological Structures"
    * 2002 – 2008
    Member of DECHEMA e.V.
    * Since  2001
    Member of the German Crystallographic Society (DGK)
    * Since 1999
    Member of the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)

     

    Further Activities:

    * November 2008
    Certificate “Leadership – St. Galler Führungsprogramm”, St. Galler Business School, St Gallen, Switzerland

    Awards:

    * since Dec 2009
    Elected Corresponding Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg

    * since Oct 2008
    Elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)