Prof Dr Petra Dersch

    Petra Dersch

    Head of the Department Molecular Infection Biology

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    Curriculum Vitae

    Prof. Dr. Petra Dersch

    Date of birth

    May 22, 1965

    Born in

    Gießen, Hessen, Germany


    Education and Employment

     * since December 2008

    Head of Department: Molecular Infection Biology & Professor (W3) at the Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig

    Research Topics: Pathogenicity factors of enteric bacteria, in particular Yersinia, bacterial invasion into human cells and virulence gene regulation

    * 2005-2008

    Professor (W2) at the Institute of Microbiology at the Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig

    * 2003-2005

    Leader of a Junior Research Group at the Robert Koch-Institute in Berlin

    * 1998-2002

    Research Assistent (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin C1) at the Freie Universität Berlin

    * 1995-1998

    Post-Doc at the Tufts University/Howard Hughes Medical School in the group of Prof. Dr. Ralph Isberg

    * 1991-1995

    PhD Thesis at the Max Planck Institute of Terrestrial Microbiology and the University of Konstanz

    * 1986-1990

    Diploma in Biology at the University of Konstanz

    * 1984-1986

    Vordiploma at the University of Ulm