Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Boris Pfander

Dr. Boris Pfander

Group Leader
Since 2010
Independent Junior Group Leader (Otto-Hahn-Nachwuchsgruppe) at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

2006 - 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow with John Diffley
The London Research Institute , CRUK, South Mimms, UK

2005 - 2006
Postdoctoral Fellow with Stefan Jentsch
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry , Martinsried, Germany

2001 - 2005
PhD in Biology & PhD work with Stefan Jentsch
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
PhD Thesis on "Regulation of genome stability by SUMO- and ubiquitin-modification of PCNA" (Supervisor: Stefan Jentsch)

1995 - 2000
Diploma in Biochemistry & Undergraduate work with Rudolf Bauerfeind
University of Hannover & Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Diploma Thesis on "Characterization of NGF-induced phosphorylation of endocytotic proteins in PC12-cells" (Supervisor: Rudolf Bauerfeind)

Awards and Honors

2007 - 2010
Human Frontier Science Program Long Term Fellowship

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Otto-Hahn Program (Max-Planck-Society, Germany)

Otto-Hahn Medal (Max-Planck-Society, Germany)

MPIB Junior Research Award (Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany)

Awards of Lab Members

Junior Scientists' Publication Award (MPI of Biochemistry) to Susanne Bantele

Travel Stipend (Keystone Symposium, Santa Fe, NM, USA) to Susanne Bantele

Travel Award (DGDR meeting, Essen, Germany) to Susanne Bantele

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) PhD Fellowship to Karl-Uwe Reußwig

Poster Prize (30th Ernst Klenk Symposium, Cologne, Germany) to Lissa Princz

Travel Award (DGDR meeting, Mainz, Germany) to Dalia Gritenaite

Chemiefonds PhD Fellowship to Susanne Bantele

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