Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Brunhilde Wirth - Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Career

2015: European Clinical Laboratory Geneticists
since 2003: Full Professor (C4) and Director of the Institute Human Genetics, University of Cologne, Head of the Neuromuscular and Skeletal Diseases research group
1996-2003: Senior research assistant (C2) at the Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Bonn, group leader
1996: Privat-Dozentin (PD) “Venia legendi in Human Genetics”, Institute of Human Genetics, Medical Faculty Bonn
1990-1996: Research assistant (C1) at the Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Bonn, group leader
1989-1990: International postdoctoral scholarship of the DFG, Postdoc at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories, London (Prof. Anne-Marie Frischauf)
1989: Ph.D, Institute of Human Genetics, Medical Faculty, University of Bonn
1986-1989: PhD student at the Institute of Human Genetics in Bonn, Group of Prof. A. Gal.  
1983-1985: Biology teacher, Turnu Rosu, Romania
1983: Specialist in Applied Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Bukarest, Romania
1982: Diploma in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bukarest, Romania

Awards

2019: Innovation Award NRW (Ministry of NRW)
2001: 1st prize of the Scientific Award for Motor Neuron Diseases (Aventis, DGM)
1996: Sanofi-Wintrop Myopathy Award (DGM)
1989: International Postdoctoral Scholarship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Professional Services

since 2019: Chair of Scientific Review Board of the UoC Max-Delbrück Award
2016 - 2018: Vice-Chair of Scientific Review Board of the UoC Max-Delbrück Award
since 2016: Chair of the Scientific Review Board of SMA-Europe
since 2010: Member of the Scientific Review Board of SMA-Europe
since 2010: Member of the Internal Scientific Review Board of the CMMC
2009 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the International Congress of Human
2009 - 2016: Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Society of Human Genetics
since 2008: Co-director of the European School of Medical Genetics
2005 - 2017: Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Society of Human Genetics
2002 - 2006: Vice-President of the German Society of Human Genetics

Publications

Link to PubMed