Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Ralf Jungmann

Prof. Dr. Ralf Jungmann

Group Leader
MPI of Biochemistry,
Am Klopferspitz 18,
82152 Martinsried
Molecular Imaging and Bionanotechnology
Since 2017
Allen Distinguished Investigator in Epigenetics
Since 08/2016
Associate Professor for Experimental Physics
Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich, Germany)
Since 12/2014
Independent Group Leader
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and Ludwig Maximilian University (Martinsried/Munich, Germany)
2011 - 2014
Postdoctoral Researcher
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University (Boston, USA) with Prof. Dr. Peng Yin and Prof. Dr. William M Shih
2010 - 2011
Bridging Postdoc
Technische Universität München (Munich, Germany), with Prof. Dr. Friedrich C Simmel
2007 - 2010
Ph.D.
Technische Universität München (Munich, Germany), with Prof. Dr. Friedrich C Simmel
2005 - 2006
Diploma Thesis
University of California (Santa Barbara, USA) with Prof. Dr. Paul K Hansma
2001 - 2006
Studies in Physics
Saarland University


Awards and Honors


2021
Grant from the VW Foundation: Life? – A Fresh Scientific Approach to the Basic Principles of Life

2018
HFSP Young Investigator Award

2018
ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant from the European Research Council

2017
Paul Allen Distinguished Investigator Award from the Allen Frontiers Group

2016
ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council

2016
Grant from the Max Planck Foundation

2014
Emmy Noether grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2012- 2013
Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2011
Publication Award of the Munich Center for Nanoscience (CeNS)

2008 - 2010
Fellow of the International Doctorate Program "Complex Interfaces and Materials" and member of the Elitenetwork of Bavaria

2009
Publication Award of the Munich Center for Nanocience (CeNS)

2005 - 2006
DAAD scholarship for a Diploma Thesis in Physics

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