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Collaborative Research Center SFB 807
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Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt CEF - Macromolecular Complexes
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Collaborative Research Center SFB 902
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Complex Scenarios of Light Control
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Prof. Dr. Robert Tampé

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Goethe-University Frankfurt
Institute of Biochemistry,
BiocenterMax-von-Laue-Str. 9
D-60438 Frankfurt/M., Germany

phone +49-69-798 29475
fax +49-69-798 29495

1981-87 Diploma(Chemistry), TU Darmstadt, Germany
1987-89 PhD (Biochemistry),TU Darmstadt, Germany
1990-91 Postdoctoral Fellow with Harden M. McConnell, Stanford University,USA

Employment and Research Experience
2017  Honorary Merton Fellow, Merton College Oxford, UK
2010- Honorary guest professor at iCeMS, Kyoto University, Japan
2009-10 Visiting professor, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA
2001- Full professor and director, Institute of Biochemistry, Goethe University Frankfurt
1998-01  Full professor and director, Physiological Chemistry, Medicine, University Marburg
1996-98 Assistant professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics, TU Munich, Germany
1996 Habilitation in Biochemistry, TU Munich
1992-98  Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich
1992-98  Research Group Leader, Biophysics Department, TU Munich

Honors and Awards
2014- Trustee of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Goethe University Frankfurt
2010- Chair, Paul Ehrlich Young Investigator Prize, Paul Ehrlich Foundation
2012 Excellence in Teaching Biochemistry
2010 & 2011 Award: Best Teaching in Biochemistry
1996-98 Heisenberg Fellow, German Research Foundation (DFG)
1989-91 DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship and Max Kade Foundation (New York)
1989 Ph.D. in Biochemistry, summa cum laude
Doctoral fellowship, Fonds der Chemischen Industie (FCI)
Diploma in Chemistry, summa cum laude
Anton Keller Prize in Chemistry
1984-87 Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1983-87 Fellowship, Cusanuswerk

Scientific coordinator, Collaborative Research Center (CRC 807) – Transport and Communication across Biological
Board of Directors & Principal Investigator, Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt – Macromolecular Complexes
Review Panel, German Research Foundation (Basic Research in Medicine)
Coordinator, Biomembranes, German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Scientific coordinator, European Membrane Biology Network (EMBN-Train)
Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Biological Chemistry (ASBMB)
Director, Collaborative Research Center (CRC 628) Functional Membrane Proteomics
2001-03 Editor of Faculty 1000
Co-founder of the Center for Membrane Proteomics (CMP), Frankfurt

Research Interests
Structure and Function of ABC Proteins
Intracellular Transport and Maturation of Proteins
Mechanism of Antigen Processing and Viral Escape
Macromolecular RNA-Protein Complexes
Chemical & Synthetic Biology, Nanobiotechnology