Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Dr. Leo Kurian - Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Career

since 2014: Independent Group Leader (Affiliated to CMMC, Institute for Neurophysiology, and CECAD), University of Cologne, Germany
2013 - 2014: Post-doctoral research, Center for Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego (UCSD), San Diego USA
2009 - 2013: CIRM Post-doctoral Research Fellow, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, USA
2005 - 2009: Ph.D. in Genetics, thesis: Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Cologne, (Advisor: Prof. Juergen Dohmen)
2001 - 2003: Master of Science in Biotechnology, University of Madras, Chennai, India

Awards and Distinctions

2016: Young Investigator Award, German Stem Cell Network
2014: NRW Stem Cell Network Junior Group Leader
2011: Best article Award (Kurian et al, Nature 2011a) , Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany
2010: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, USA
2005: Ph.D. scholarship by the NRW State funded Graduate program, Germany
2003: Graduate Aptitude test in Engineering (GATE)
2003: UGC-CSIR fellowship, University Grant Commission, India


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