Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. David Vilchez - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2021: W2 Professor, CECAD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany
2014 - 2021: Junior Group Leader, CECAD and Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany
2012 - 2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Advisor: Prof. A. Dillin), Li Ka Shing Center/ Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
2009 - 2012: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Research, USA
2008: PhD, University of Barcelona, Spain
2005: Research Proficiency (equivalent to Master of Science), University of Barcelona,
2003 - 2008: PhD Student, Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), Spain
2002: Research Collaborator, Institut de Investigacions Biomèdiques de Barcelona (IIBB), IDIBAPS-CSIC, Spain
2001: Bachelor of Science, University of Barcelona, Spain

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

2016: IRB Alumni of Excellence Award
2015: ERC-Starting Grant 2015, European Commission
2014: Marie Curie Career Integration Grant, European Commission
2013: Ranked as number 1 in Ramon y Cajal grant in Life Sciences by the Ministerio de Economia y Competividad, Spain
2010: Postdoctoral Scholar Award received from F.M. Kirby Foundation Inc., USA
2008: Josep Trueta award for the best research received from L’Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques i de la Salut de Catalunya i de Balears, Spain
2008: Award for young scientists “Promega Biotech Ibérica” received from the Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM), Spain


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