Christian Behrends

Born in Frankfurt am Main on June 20th 1975

Lives with his wife and two daughters in Munich

 

 


Scientific Career

Since 2016

Professor for Systems Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases (W2), Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München, Munich

2010 – 2016

Emmy Noether Group Leader, Institute of Biochemistry II, Goethe University, Frankfurt

2007 – 2010

Postdoctoral fellow in J.W. Harper’s lab in the Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston

2007 

Postdoctoral fellow in F.-U. Hartl’s Department of Cellular Biochemistry at the Max-Planck Institute (MPI) of Biochemistry, Martinsried

2007 

PhD (summa cum laude), LMU, Munich

2002 – 2007

PhD thesis, Department of Cellular Biochemistry at the MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried

1996 – 2001

Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz

Grants & Awards

2016

PLUS3 Fellowship by the Boehringer Ingelheim Stiftung (BIS)

2012

Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC)

2011

Emmy Noether Research Fellowship by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

2008

Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)