Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. Elena Rugarli - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2009: Professor of Molecular Biomedicine, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne
2006 - 2009: Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
2005 - 2009: Head of the Laboratory of Genetic and Molecular Pathology, Division of Biochemistry and Genetics, Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy
2000 - 2005: Group Leader, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy
1994 - 2000: Researcher, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Milan, Italy
1991 - 1994: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX/USA
1989 - 1993: Specialisation in Neurology, University of Milan, Italy
1989: Doctor in Medicine, University of Milan, Italy
1983 - 1989: Medical School, University of Milan, Italy (M.D.)

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

since 2018: Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center 1218 “Mitochondrial regulation of cellular function” of the German Research Council, University of Cologne
since 2017: Chair of the Selection and Graduate committee of Interdisciplinary Program Molecular Medicine at the University of Cologne
since 2016: Executive board member of the Collaborative Research Center “Mitochondrial regulation of cellular function” (CRC 1218)
2015 - 2017: Member of the Selection and Graduate committee of Interdisciplinary Program Molecular Medicine at the University of Cologne
2014 - 2017: Executive board member of Cologne Neuroscience Research Training Group in Neural circuit analysis
2013: Tom Wahlig Advanced Scholarship for the research on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
since 2012: Executive board member of Cologne Cluster of Excellence “Cellular stress Responses in Aging-associated Diseases” (CECAD).

Publications

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