Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2016: Independent Research Group Leader, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), Head CMMC BSL3-TB facility
2016: Habilitation, “Comprehensive host cell-based antituberculous drug discovery – a novel approach to fight drug resistant tuberculosis” University Clinic Cologne
2016: Board exam Internal Medicine
2011 - 2015: Postdoctoral fellow at the laboratory of Prof. Stewart Cole, Dept. of Life Sciences - EPFL, Switzerland
2007 - 2011: MD-PhD thesis “Identification and Characterization of Host Shut-Off Proteins of Mycobacteriophages” summa cum laude (with distinction) at the CMMC
2007 - 2010: MD-PhD candidate, CMMC, University of Cologne, Germany
2006 - 2011: Resident at the 1st Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany
2004 - 2006: Resident at the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
2000 - 2004: MD thesis “Transposon mutagenesis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium marinum using temperature- sensitive mycobacteriophages“ summa cum laude
- At the Institute for medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene (Univ. of Cologne)
- At the Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Institute scientifique de la Santé, Brussels

Awards and Distinctions

since 2019: Co-speaker TTU-TB, German Center for Infection Research
since 2017: Reviewer for research grant proposals: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, German Center for Infection Resarch (DZIF); German Research Foundation (DFG)
since 2017: Reviewer for journal articles in Nature communications, Gene, JMB, Mol Micro, Cell signal
2015: SwissTB award, annual award of the Swiss Foundation for Tuberculosis Research
2010: First winner “young investigator award”, 116th Congress of The German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM). Wiesbaden
2008: Second winner “young investigator award”, 114th Congress of The German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM). Wiesbaden


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