Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Bozek - Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Career

since 2020 – junior group leader, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne, Germany
2015 - 2019 – group leader within Greg Stephens lab, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan
2011 - 2015 – postdoctoral fellow, CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai, China and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2007 - 2011 – PhD thesis, Max Planck Institute for Computer Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany
2006 - 2007 – student, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Grants and fellowships

2020 - 2025 North Rhine Westphalia Return Program grant (NRW Rückkehrprogramm)
2020 - 2025 Junior Research Network of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
2013 - 2015 Max Planck Society postdoctoral fellowship
2011 - 2014 research grant of the National Natural Science Foundation of China for Young International Scientists
2011 - 2015 Chinese Academy of Sciences International Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Excerpt Media Coverage

Scientific American: Fats in the Brain May Help Explain How Human Intelligence Evolved 11 Jun 2015
The Economist: Muscled out. Human beings are brainy weaklings 31 May 2014
New York Times: Stronger Brains, Weaker Bodies 27 May 2014
National Geographics: Humans Evolved Weak Muscles to Feed Brain's Growth 28 May 2014
Süddeutsche Zeitung: Die Kraft der Affen 28 May 2014
Quanta Magazine: How Humans Evolved Supersize Brains 10 Nov 2015
Video abstract about brain lipidome evolution published in Neuron, 18 Feb 2015


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