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Karl-Peter Hopfner

Prof. Dr. Karl-Peter Hopfner

Professor

Contact

Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 25
81377 Munich
Germany

Room: A 4.51
Phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 76950

Website: Hopfner Lab - Structural Molecular Biology

Work group

Hopfner

Scientific Vita

YearFunctionInstitute
since 2015 Director Gene Center, Dept. Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2014-2015 Dean Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2010 Full professor (W3) Gene Center, Dept. Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2007-2009 Full professor (W3) Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2005-2007 Associate professor (C3) Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2001-2005 Tenure track professor (C3) Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
1999-2001 Postdoctoral researcher The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA
1998-1999 Postdoctoral researcher Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried (with Robert Huber)
1997 PhD in Biochemistry Technical University Munich. Advisor: Prof. Robert Huber
1994-1997 PhD thesis Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried. Advisor: Prof. Robert Huber
1994 Diploma thesis Laboratory of Prof. Di Cera, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, USA
1988-1994 Study of biology University of Regensburg and Washington

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (DFG)
  • 2015 Member of the Max Planck Society and external scientific member of the Max-Planck-
    Institute of Biochemistry
  • 2014 Elected Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
  • 2012 ERC advanced grant
  • 2011 m4 Award
  • 2010 Elected EMBO Member
  • 2002 EMBO Young Investigator Award
  • 1997 Young Investigator Prize, LEOPOLDIN
  • 1999-2001 BASF Postgraduate Fellowship
  • 1994-1997 PhD Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1991-1992 DAAD Fellowship
  • 1991-1994 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Currently funded Projects

  • GRK 1721
  • CIPSM
  • ERC
  • QBM
  • SFB 1054
  • SFB 1064
  • SFB 1243
  • m4
  • i-target
  • immutrain (Marie Curie)
  • DFG
  • Boehringer Ingelheim