Alex Bird

The function and regulation of microtubule networks 


Contact

Phone: +49 (231) 133-2156  
Fax: +49 (231) 133-2299

       www.bird-lab.org

 

EDUCATION

 

1993 - 1997

B.Sc. in Biology, University of Michigan, USA. Research advisor: Prof Robert Helling

 

 

 

 

1997 - 2004

PhD in Microbiology, University of Virginia, USA. Research advisors: Prof Mitch Smith and Prof Michael Christman

 

 

 

 

2004 - 2012

Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany. Research advisor: Prof Tony Hyman

 

 

 

CURRENT POSITIONS

 

2012 - current

Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) – Cancer Training fellowship grant (1997-2000)
  • Max Planck Society Postdoctoral Fellowship (2004-2005, 2008-2012)
  • Human Frontiers of Science Program (HFSP) Postdoctoral Fellow (2005-2008)
  • Worldwide Cancer Research Project Grant Award (240,000€) (2016-2019)
 
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