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Dr. Franz Herzog

Dr. Franz Herzog

Group Leader


Gene Center
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 25
81377 Munich

Room: A 3.25
Phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 76937

Work group


Scientific Vita

Since 2012
Group Leader Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2008 - 2012 Postdoctoral researcher Group of Ruedi Aebersold, Federal Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
2007 Postdoctoral researcher Laboratory of Prof. Jan-Michael Peters at the Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna
2006 PhD in Molecular Biology University of Vienna. Advisor: Prof. Jan-Michael Peters
2003 - 2006 PhD thesis Laboratory of Prof. Jan-Michael Peters at the IMP, Vienna
2002 Diploma thesis Laboratory of Prof. Jan-Michael Peters at the IMP, Vienna
1994 - 2002 Study of Biotechnology University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 Human Frontier Science Program Grant together with K. Corbett (UCSD) and A. Toth (TU Dresden)
  • 2015 ERC Starting Grant
  • 2014 Graduate School 1721 for Hybrid Methods in Genome Biology
  • 2013 LMUexcellent Junior Grant
  • 2012 Research grant of the Bavarian Center for Molecular Biosystems
  • 2010-2011 Marie Curie fellowship
  • 2009 EMBO longterm fellowship

Currently funded Projects

  • GRK 1721
  • QBM
  • ERC StG
  • HFSP Grant