Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Dr. Silvia von Karstedt - Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Career

since 2017: Max Eder Junior Research Group Leader, Department of Translational Genomics/CECAD, University of Cologne, Germany
2016 - 2017: Postdoctoral research fellow, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK (Group of Prof. Dr. Julian Downward)
2013 - 2016: Postdoctoral research fellow, University College London (UCL) Cancer Institute, UCL, UK (Group of Prof. Dr. Henning Walczak)
2013: PhD in Biology, Imperial College London, UK; “DISC-dependent versus DISC-independent aspects of TRAIL biology” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Henning Walczak)
2008: Diploma in Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
2003-2008: Undergraduate Studies in Biology, University of Hamburg (Pre-Diploma) and Heidelberg (Diploma), Germany

Awards and Distinctions

2020: Assistant Editor at Cell Death Discovery
2020: Reviewer for the Journal Molecular Cell
2019: Reviewer for the Journal Cancers
2019: Member of the European Cell Death Organization (ECDO)
2019: Member of the international Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
2017: Reviewer board for Oncogene and Cell Death and Disease
2015: Member of the EACR
2015: Poster Prize Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference, Manchester, UK
2015: F1000 prize for best short talk, 9th Tuscany Retreat on Cancer Research, Chiusi, Italy
2015: EACR Poster Prize 31st Genes and Cancer Meeting, Cambridge, UK
2014: Poster Prize UCL Cancer Institute 7th Annual Conference, UK
2014: “Prize for best contributing student or postdoc” Gordon Research Conference, Mount Snow, USA
2014: Prize for best selected short talk, 30th Genes and Cancer Meeting, Cambridge, UK
2013: Poster Prize UCL Cancer Institute 6th Annual Conference, UK   
2013: Travel Award 14th International TNF-meeting, Quebec, Canada


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