Prof. Dr. Joachim Wittbrodt

 

Heidelberg University
Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 230
69120 Heidelberg

 

E-mail: jochen.wittbrodt@cos.uni-heidelberg.de

 

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Scientific CV

Academic education and professional career

since 2007

2006-2012

1999-2008

 

1995-1998

 

1991-1994

Professor of Developmental Biology/Physiology (W3), Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), Department of Developmental Biology/Physiology, Heidelberg University, Germany
Director at the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
Group Leader, Developmental Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
SFB 271 Junior Group Leader, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
Postdoctoral research, Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Other achievements & Awards

since 2015

2012
2011-2014

 

2011-2012
2011
2009
2009
2007-2011

since 2007
2004-2011

Ongoing

Elected Director of HBIGS, the Heidelberg International Graduate School in life sciences
Special price of Heidelberg University for exceptional research
Founding and managing director of the Centre for Organismal Studies, COS, Heidelberg University
Chairman of the German Society for Developmental Biology, GfE
Lautenschläger Award at Heidelberg University
HMLS Award of the Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences research council
Otto Mangold Award of the German Society for Developmental Biology
Coordinator and spokesman of the SFB 488 “Molecular and cellular bases of neural development”
Steering committee member of HBIGS
Elected member of the Fachkollegium 201 Grundlagen der Biologie und Medizin
ad hoc reviewer for the DFG, NIH, ERC, GIF, SNF and other funding agencies

Publications

  • Becker, C., K. Lust and J. Wittbrodt 2020. Igf signaling uncouples retina growth from body size by modulating progenitor cell division. bioRxiv. 2020.06.10.144360; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.10.144360
  • Lischik, C.Q., L. Adelmann and J. Wittbrodt 2019. Enhanced in vivo-imaging in medaka by optimized anaesthesia, fluorescent protein selection and removal of pigmentation. PLoS ONE. 14:3. e0212956. PMID: 30845151
  • Hammouda, O.T., F. Böttger, J. Wittbrodt and T. Thumberger 2019. Swift Large-scale Examination of Directed Genome Editing. PLoS ONE.14:3. e0213317. PMID: 30835740