Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. med. Florian Klein - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2017: Full Professor and Director, Institute of Virology, University of Cologne
2015 - 2017: W3-Heisenberg Professor, University of Cologne
2013 - 2015: Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University
2013: Master of Science, Translational Medicine, The Rockefeller University
2012 - 2013: Chief Clinical Scholar, The Rockefeller University Hospital
2011 - 2013: Instructor in Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University
2009 - 2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University
2009: Doctoral thesis (summa cum laude), Institute of Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University of Cologne
2006 - 2009: Resident, Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Cologne
1998 - 2005: Medical School (University of Cologne, University of Zurich, Università di Bologna, Harvard Medical School)

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

2020: Highly Cited Researcher 2020 (Microbiology; Web of Science Group)
2020: Heinz Ansmann-Award (HIV Research)
2019: Highly Cited Researcher 2019 (Microbiology; Web of Science Group)
2017: Georges-Köhler-Award, The German Society of Immunology (DGfl)
2016: DZIF Prize for Translational Infection Research
2015: German AIDS Award 2015
2014: Heisenberg Fellowship, German Research Foundation, DFG
2014: ERC Starting Grant, European Research Council
2013: AIDS Research Award, German Society of Infectious Diseases
2009: Research Fellowship, German Research Foundation, DFG
2009: Best Doctoral Thesis Award, University of Cologne
2002 - 2005: Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2001 & 2004: Köln Fortune Award, University of Cologne


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