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Prof. Dr. Roland Beckmann

Prof. Dr. Roland Beckmann



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

Room: A 3.51
Phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 76900

Work group


Scientific Vita

since 2006 Full professor (W3) Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2001-2006 Group Leader (C3) VolkswagenStiftung, Humboldt Universität Berlin, Charité
1995-2000 Postdoctoral researcher Rockefeller University, New York, with Prof. G. Blobel
1995 PhD thesis Freie Universität Berlin
Advisor: Prof. F. Hucho
1992-1995 PhD in Biochemistry Freie Universität Berlin
Advisor: Prof. F. Hucho
1986-1992 Study of biochemistry Freie Universität Berlin

Awards and Honors

  • 2014-2016 Chair of the Research Network SFB 646
    ‘Networks in Genome expression and maintenance’
  • 2012-2015 Elected member of DFG study section ‘Biochemistry and Biophysics’
  • 2012 ERC advanced grant „Cryotranslation“
  • 2010 Elected Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
  • 2010 Elected member of European Molecular Biology Organization, EMBO
  • 2008-2012 Chair of the Research Network SFB 594
    ‘Molecular machines in protein folding and translocation’
  • 2001-2006 VolkswagenStiftung Independent Research Group
  • 1986-1993 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes fellowship

Currently funded Projects

  • SFB646
  • GRK1721
  • FOR1805
  • Transregio 174
  • QBM
  • ERC advanced grant “Cryotranslation”