ZMB Member Shirley Knauer, CV

Prof. Dr. Shirley Knauer

Curriculum Vitae

From January 2016

Professor (W2) of Molecular Biology II, University of Duisburg-Essen

From January 2010

Junior Professor (W1) of Molecular Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen

2006 - 2009

Group leader, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, University Medical Center Mainz

2005 - 2006

Postdoctoral fellow, Georg-Speyer-Haus, Institute for Biomedical Research, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Education

Diploma (MSc) in Biology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany,

PhD in Pharmacy, University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany,

Habilitation in Molecular Medicine, University of Mainz, Germany

Functions

since 2012

Associate Editor for the journal "Biological Chemistry"

2012 - 2014

Speaker of the Study Group "Chemical Biology" of the Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)

2011 - 2014

Elected Board Member of the Joint Working Group "Chemical Biology" (DEChEMa e.V./DPhG e.V./GBM e.V./GDCh e.V.)

2011-2013

Elected Member of the "Global Young Faculty II" of the Mercator Foundation

2010 - 2014

Invited Lecturer in Oncology, Life Science Lecture Series of the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

2009 - 2011

Editorial Board Member for the Journal "World Journal of Oncology"

since 2009

Reviewer for the student and PhD stipend selection process of the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)


Awards

2013

German Life Science Award from the Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (GBM) and Roche

2008-2009

Postdoctoral fellowship from the Peter und Traudl Engelhorn Stiftung

2008

Scientific Award from the Foundation for Head and Neck Cancer Research (Stiftung Tumorforschung Kopf-Hals)

2007

Dagmar Eißner Award for young scientists

2007

Postdoctoral Lecturer Grant from the Kalkhof Rose Stiftung

2006 - 2007

Graduate Grant from the NOVARTIS Foundation of Therapeutic Research

2001 - 2004

Graduate Scholarship from the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

2001

Scholarship from the Erika Giehrl Foundation

1998 - 2000

Undergraduate Scholarship from the German National Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

1995 & 1996

Book Award from the Oskar Karl Forster Foundation

1995

Book Award from the Funds of the Chemical Industry

1995

Grete Schickedanz Award

Patents

Patent: "Nuclear export inhibitors with anti-tumoral activity". Inventors: R.H. Stauber, V. Fetz, S.K. Knauer, W. Mann. Patent Application-No. 10177212.7, EP 2 431 364 A1.Extended in 2012.

Prof. Shirley Knauer, Foto: Claudia Geipel
Foto: Claudia Geipel

Department

Molekularbiologie I

ZMB/Faculty of Biology
University of Duisburg-Essen
45117 Essen

Room S05 T04 B27