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MPI für medizinische Forschung

Abt. zelluläre Biophysik

Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz

Jahnstr. 29

69120 Heidelberg

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Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz

Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz

Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz

Position:

Scientific Member (Director)

Phone:

  • +49 711 689-3610

Fax:

  • +49 711 689-3612

Room:

6N 06

Main Focus


cellular biophysics, cell biology, materials science, interface science, physics of soft matter


Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. Joachim P. Spatz

Date of birth:     27 November 1969

 

MPI for Medical Research, Dept. Cellular Biophysics &

University of Heidelberg, Dept. Biophysical Chemistry



Academic Education

1989 – 1994

Undergraduate & Masters degree studies in Physics at Ulm University & Colorado State University (Dipl. Phys. with distinction)

1994 – 1996

Ph.D. of Physics, Dept. of Organic Chemistry III - Macromolecular Chemistry, Ulm University, (Dr. rer. nat.; summa cum laude; Prof. Dr. M. Möller)

2000

Habilitation in Physics, University of Ulm

Professional Appointments

 

1997 - 1998

Postdoc, Institut Curie, Paris (Prof. Dr. J. Prost & A. Ott)

1999

 

2000 - 2004

Scientific Assistant, Dept. of Organic Chemistry III - Macromolecular Chemistry, Ulm University (with Prof. Dr. M. Möller)

C3-Professor for Biophysical Chemistry, Heidelberg University

2002 - 2010

Adjunct Senior Faculty Member, Jackson Laboratory, Maine, USA

2004 - now

Full Professor for Biophysical Chemistry, Heidelberg University

2004 - 2015

Director, MPI for Intelligent Systems (formerly MPI for Metals Research)

2016 - now

Director, MPI for Medical Research, Heidelberg




Scientific Management Appointments

2007 - 2011    Acting & Founding Director, MPI for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart

2007 - 2009    Chairman of the Joint Commission of the Stuttgart MPIs

2011 - 2012    Deputy Managing Director, MPI for Intelligent Systems

2012 - 2013     Chairman of the Joint Commission of the Stuttgart MPIs

2014 - 2015    Deputy Chairman of the Joint Commission of the Stuttgart MPIs

2013 - 2015    Managing Director, MPI for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart location


Honors and Awards

1996

Scientific Award of the Association of the Metal Industry Baden-Württemberg

1996

Scientific Schloessmann - Award of the Max Planck Society

1997

Scientific PhD Award of Ulm University for outstanding PhD work

1997

Research Stipend German Science Foundation

1998

Young Researcher Award Ulmer Universitätsgesellschaft

1999

Reimund Stadler Award - Habilitation Award Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

2000

Gerhard Hess Research Award of the German Science Foundation

2002

Alfried Krupp Research Award for Young University Faculty Members

2003

Otto Klung Award for Physics.

2008

Weston Visiting Professorship at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

2009

Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2012

ERC Advanced Grant, jointly with Prof. B. Geiger, Weizmann Institute

2016

Member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences

2017

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft


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