Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thorsten Hoppe

Education and Professional Career

since 2020: Acting Director of the CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne, Germany
2018: Deputy Coordinator of the Cologne Excellence Cluster on “Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-associated Diseases” (CECAD), University of Cologne, Germany
since 2016: Committee Member of the Interdisciplinary Program Molecular Medicine (IPMM) for PhD training, selection of relevant PhD projects and PhD candidates, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany
since 2012: Head of Research Area B (Protein Homeostasis in Aging) of the Excellence Cluster CECAD, University of Cologne, Germany
2011 - 2013: Acting Director at the Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany
since 2008: Tenured Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences/Department of Biology, Institute for Genetics and CECAD Cologne, University of Cologne, Germany
2003 - 2008: Assistant Professor at the Medical Faculty, Center for Molecular Neurobiology (ZMNH), University of Hamburg, Germany
2001 - 2003: Academic Research Associate at the Medical Faculty/ Department of Molecular Neurogenetics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Gene Center, Germany
2000: PhD with Prof. Stefan Jentsch, Faculty of Biology/Center for Molecular Biology Heidelberg (ZMBH), University of Heidelberg, Germany
1996: Diploma with Prof. Stefan Jentsch, Faculty of Biology/Center for Molecular Biology Heidelberg (ZMBH), University of Heidelberg, Germany
1991 - 1995: Undergraduate studies, University of Münster and University of Heidelberg, Germany

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

2020: elected Member of EMBO
2018: Scientific Advisory Board, INSERM: Programmes Transversaux (AGEMED), France
2016: Max Delbrück Award for Life Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany
2016: Review Board, LOEWE Program: Ubiquitin-Net, University of Frankfurt, Germany
2016: Scientific Advisory Board, INSERM: Programmes Transversaux (AGEMED), Paris, France
2014: Panel Member of the DFG Review Board, CRC 1177 on Autophagy, University of Frankfurt, Germany
since 2014: Editorial Board Frontiers in Protein Folding & Degradation
2013: ERC Consolidator Grant, European Research Council, Belgium
since 2010: Editorial Board Aging Cell
2008 - 2010: EMBO Young Investigator, Germany
2008: Felix Jerusalem Award, German Society of Muscular Diseases (DGM), Germany
2008: Walther Flemming Medal, German Society of Cell Biology (DGZ), Germany
2007: Werner Otto Award for Biomedical Research, Germany
since 2006: Editorial Board F1000 BIOLOGY
2001: MPIB Junior Research Award, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Germany

Publications

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