medizinische universitaet innsbruck

Matthias W. Hentze (Prof. Dr. med., Dr. h.c., ML, MAE, FAA)


Curriculum vitae
  Born January 25, 1960 in Wiedenbrück, Germany
  Married, three children
1978-1981 Medizinische Fakultät, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Univ. Münster, Germany
1981-1982 Southampton Medical School, Great Britain
1982-1983 Medizinische Fakultät and Physiologisch-Chemisches Institut, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
1983-1984 Glasgow Medical School, Cambridge Medical School and Oxford Medical School, Great Britain
1984 3. Ärztl. Prüfung and "Approbation als Arzt"
Doctoral Thesis (M.D.)
1984 Physiologisch-Chemisches Institut, Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, (Prof. K. von Figura), "lnfluence of amino acid analogs on maturation, transport and stability of cathepsin D in human skin fibroblasts"
1990 Fakultät für Theoretische Medizin der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg für das Fach "Medizinische Molekularbiologie"
Scientific Training/Positions
02/1985-07/1985 Attending Physician, Interna! Medicine, St. Vinzenz Hospital, Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany
08/1985-07/1987 Guest Researcher, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, U.S.A.
08/1987-04/1989 Visiting Associate, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, U.S.A.
05/1989-now Group Leader, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
03/1996-06/2005 Dean of Graduate Studies, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
04/1998-now Senior Scientist, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
01/2001-06/2005 Unit Coordinator "Training, Partnership & Endowment", EMBL
01/2002-now Co-Director "Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit", University of Heidelberg/EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
02/2005-06/2005 Co-Director "EMBL International Center for Advanced Training"
03/2005-now Professor (apl.), Medical Faculty, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
07/2005-06/2013 Associate Director, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
06/2013-now Director, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Awards, Honors and special lectures
2018 Elected International Honorary Member, American Academy of Artsand Sciences
2017 Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia
2016 Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences lnvestigator Award
2016 Elected Member, Academia Europaea (MAE)
2016 Elected Corresponding Member (FAA), Australian Academy of Science
2015 Elected Director, The RNA Society, (2016/2017)
2015 The Feodor Lynen Medal and Lecture, German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)
2012 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant
2010 Honorary Faculty Member, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
2007 Lautenschläger Research Prize of the University of Heidelberg
2006 Elected Member German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (ML)
2003 Elected Director of the International Biolron Society (IBIS) (until 2007)
2003 Elected Member of the "European Academy of Sciences"
2000 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
1997 Elected member of "European Molecular Biology Organization" (EMBO)
1985 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft: Postdoctoral fellowship
Additional institutional responsibilities
08/2014-now Member, Management Advisory Committee (EMBL Heidelberg)
04/2013-now Member, EMBL Human Data Committee
07/2006-now Chair, EMBL Bioethics Interna! Advisory Committee (Member since 2004)
02/2006-now Member, EMBL Animal Weltare and lnstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee
07/2005-now Member, EMBL Directorate
06/2005-now Chair, EMBL Joint Advisory Disciplinary Board
08/2014-now Member, Management Advisory Committee (EMBL Heidelberg)
01/2001-now Member, EMBL Heads of Units Committee
04/1998-now Member, EMBL Scientific Strategy and Management Advisory Committee

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