Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Elena Conti, PhD

Prof. Elena Conti, PhD

Director
+49 89 8578-3602
+49 89 8578-3605
MPI of Biochemistry,
Am Klopferspitz 18,
82152 Martinsried
Structural Cell Biology

 

Education

Since 2007
Honorary Professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

Since 2006
Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

1999 - 2007
Group leader
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg (Germany).

1997 - 1999
Postdoctoral fellow
The Rockefeller University, New York City, USA Postdoc advisor: John Kuriyan

1992 - 1996
PhD in Protein Crystallography
Imperial College, Faculty of Physical Sciences, London, UK PhD supervisor: Peter Brick

1986 - 1991
Chemistry degree
University of Pavia, Italy Diploma supervisor: Martino Bolognesi

Honors and Awards

2022
Gregori Aminoff Prize

2021
Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Society

2019
Schleiden Medal of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

2017
Lumen Claro Prize

2017
Merrifield Distinguished Lecture of the Rockefeller University

2016
Weigle Lecture of the University of Geneva

2016
Chiron Lecture of the Berkely University

2016
Theodor Bücher Medal of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies

2014
Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

2014
Elected Member of Academia Europaea

2011
Hans Krebs Medal (FEBS)

2010
Knight, Italian National Order of Merit

2009
Elected Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina

2009
Elected Member of European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

2009 - 2011
Elected to the Board of Directors of the RNA Society

2008
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

2007
FEBS Anniversary Award

2006
Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture

2005
ELSO Early Career Award

1998 - 1999
HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowship

1997 - 1998
EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship

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