Prof Dr Lothar Jänsch
Research Group Leader
+49 531 6181-3030
+49 531 6181-7099
Date of Birth:
November 8, 1967
Education and Employment
* 1989 - 1995
Studies in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Diploma thesis under the supervision of U.K. Schmitz and H.P. Braun, Institut für Genbiologische Forschung (IGF), Berlin
* 1995 - 1998
Ph.D. thesis with U.K. Schmitz and H.P. Braun, at the IGF in Berlin and the Institut für Angewandte Genetik, Universität Hannover, Defence „The Protein Complexes of Higher Plants” (summa cum laude).
* 1998 - 2000
Scientific Consultant, Pfizer Company, Germany
* 2000 – 2002
Trainee in the Mass spectrometry (MS) facility at the German Research Centre for Biotechnology (MS-technologies and data analyses), Research Group Biophysical Analytics (M. Nimtz and Victor Wray).
* 2000 - 2003
Postdoc in the laboratory of J. Wehland, Department of Cell Biology, German Research Centre for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany
* 2003 - 2006
Head of the project “Identification of new virulence factors”, GBF, Germany
* since 10/2006
Head of the Cellular Proteomics Research Group, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (former GBF), Braunschweig, Germany
Lecturer for protein chemistry and proteomics at the Technical University in Braunschweig.
* since 11/2005
Lecturer for bacterial proteome research at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität in Greifswald.
* since 10/2006
Lecturer and supervisor in the graduate program Infection Biology together with the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and Hanover Medical School.
Ad-hoc peer reviewer for scientific journals including “Electrophoresis”, “Proteomics”, “Vaccines” and “Nucleic Acid Research”.
Member of the German Society of Proteome Research (DGPF).