Prof Dr Ingo Schmitz

    Ingo Schmitz

    Research Group Leader

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    Curriculum Vitae

    Education and Employment

    * 1990 - 1996

    University of Hannover, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover and Hannover Medical School, Germany; Subject: Biochemistry

    * 1995 - 1996

    Diploma thesis at the Center for Molecular Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, Laboratory of Dr. Thomas Wirth, Thema: "Transcriptional regulation of Oct transcription factors by Bob.1/OBF.1"

    * 1996 - 1996

    Research Assistant at the Center for Molecular Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, Laboratory of Dr. Hermann Bujard, Thema: "Genomic analysis of a Tet-transactivator transgenic mouse model"

    * 1996 - 1997

    Civil service

    * 1998 - 2000

    Research Assistant at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, Laboratory of Dr. Peter Krammer, Thema: "Regulation of apoptosis signaling in the CD95 death receptor system"

    * June 2000

    Ph.D. Thesis: “The Two-Pathway-Model of the CD95 death receptor: implications for the T cell immune response”, University of Hannover, Germany

    * 2000

    Research Assistant and Postdoctoral fellow: Dept. of Immunogenetics, German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg, Germany, Thema: "Regulation of apoptosis signaling in the CD95 death receptor system"

    * 2001 - 2003

    Research Assistant and Postdoctoral fellow: Laboratory of Immunobiology (head: Dr. Ellis L. Reinherz), Dana-Farber Cancer Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, Thema: "Negative selection of murine thymocytes"

    * 2003 - 2008

    Group leader at the Institute of Molecular Medicine (head: Dr. Klaus Schulze-Osthoff), Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

    * March 2006

    Habilitation in Molecular Medicine at the Medical Faculty of the Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf.

    * June 2006

    W1-Professorship for Cellular Immunology at the Georg-August-University Göttingen; call turned down

    * 2007 - 2009

    Group leader at the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene (head: Dr. Klaus Pfeffer), Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

    * June 2009

    Start as W2 professor at the Institute of Immunology of the Medical Faculty of the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg and as leader of the research group “Systems-oriented immunology and inflammation research” at the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

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    Other professional academic activities

    Grant reviewer for DFG, Wilhelm-Sander-Stiftung (both Germany)

    Ad hoc reviewer for international journals (The EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, Genes and Development, Blood, Cancer Research, Cell Death & Differentiation, The FASEB Journal, Oncogene, Molecular Therapeutics, BBA – Molecular Cell Research, European Journal of Immunology, Apoptosis, International Journal of Cancer, Cancer Letters, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology).

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    Professional societies

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (GBM)
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie (DGfI)
    Signal transduction society (STS)