Herbert Waldmann

Herbert Waldmann

Director, Chemical Biology


Vita

Complete CV  


Education

1976 – 1985
Studied Chemistry at the University of Mainz, Germany.
Received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1985 under the guidance of Prof. H. Kunz

1985 – 1986
Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1986 – 1991
Habilitation at the University of Mainz. Obtained tenure in 1991


Current Positions

1999 – now
Director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology,
Department of Chemical Biology, Dortmund, Germany

1999 – now
Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the TU Dortmund University, Germany.

2005 – now
Head of the Chemical Genomics Centre of the Max Planck Society, Dortmund, Germany


Previous Positions

1991 – 1993
Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Bonn, Germany

1993 – 1999
Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany

2005 to date
Head of the Chemical Genomics Centre of the Max Planck Society, Dortmund, Germany

2007 – 2008
Managing Director of the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (“caesar”), Bonn, Germany

2014
Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h. c.) bestowed by Leiden University, NL


Awards and Recognitions

1982
Adolf-Todt-Award

1986
Friedrich Weygand Award for the Advancement of Peptide Chemistry

1986
Award of the Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz

1991
Habilitanden-Preis of the ADUC

1992
Carl Duisberg Award of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

1992
Dozenten-Price of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

1997
Steinhofer Award of the Steinhofer Foundation, University of Freiburg

2001
Otto-Bayer-Award

2003
Max-Bergmann Medal

2004
Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Halle/Saale

2006
Glaxo SmithKline-Award for Outstanding Achievement in the field of Chemical Biology

2009
NRW Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste

2009
Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz

2010
Hans-Herloff Inhoffen-Medaille 2010

2011
Wilhelm-Manchot Research Professor- and Lectureship, TU Munich

2011
ERC Advanced Investigator Grant of the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)

2012
Emil Fischer Medal of the GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker)

2013 - 2016
Visiting Scientist at RIKEN, Japan

2014
Honorary Doctorate (Dr. h. c.) bestowed by Leiden University, NL

2015 - 2017
Cheney Professor, University of Leeds, UK

2016
Nauta Professor, VU Amsterdam

2017
Paul Karrer Medal, Universität Zürich

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