Research Centers

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

Curriculum Vitae             PDF

Research Papers              View Profile on ReseachGate
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Research Experience

2017  Honorary Merton Fellow, Merton College Oxford, UK
Honorary Guest Professorship, iCeMS, Kyoto University, Japan
2009-10 Guest Professor, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
2001- Full Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
1998-01  Full Professor & Director, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, Medical School, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
1996-98  Assistant Professor for Biochemistry & Biophysics, TU Munich, Germany
1996 Habilitation (Biochemistry), TU Munich, Germany
1992-98  Junior Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich, Germany
1992-98  Research Group Leader, Biophysics Department, TU Munich, Germany
1990-91  Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Dr. McConnell, Stanford University, USA

Ph.D. in Biochemistry (Prof. Dr. Galla), TU Darmstadt, Germany
1981-87 Diploma in Chemistry & Biochemistry, TU Darmstadt, Germany

Honors and Awards

2012 Award of Teaching Excellence in Biochemistry
2010 & 2011 Award: Best Teaching in Biochemistry1996-98 Heisenberg Fellow, German Research Foundation (DFG)
1989-91 Fellow, Max-Kade-Foundation (New York) and DFG
1989 Ph.D. in Biochemistry, summa cum laude1987-89 Doctoral Fellowship, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)
1987 Diploma in Chemistry, summa cum laude1985 Anton Keller-Prize in Chemistry
1984-87 Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1983-87 Fellowship, Cusanuswerk


2014-  Trustee of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Goethe University Frankfurt
Chair, Paul-Ehrlich Young Investigatior Award (Paul-Ehrlich-Foundation)
- Coordinator of the Research Center (SFB 807) - Transport and Communication across Cell Membranes
2007- Board of Directors & Principle Investigator of the Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt EXC114 - Macromolecular Complexes
2007-11 Editorial Board of Biological Chemistry
2007-10 Speaker of the Section Biological Membranes, German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)
2005-10 Coordinator, European Molecular Biology Network (EMBN-Train)
2003-08 Editorial Board of The Journal of Biological Chemistry
2003-07 Coordinator, Research Center SFB 628 Functional Membrane Proteomics – From Transport Machineries to Dynamic Assemblies and Networks
2001-03 Editor of Faculty 1000
2001 Cofounder of the Center for Membrane Proteomics (CMP), Frankfurt a.M.

Research Interests
Intracellular Transport and Maturation of Proteins
Structure and Function of ABC Proteins
Molecular Immunology and Viral Escape Mechanisms
Macromolecular RNA-Protein Complexes
Chemical Biology, Nanobiotechnology

Robert Tampé, Ph.D.
Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter
Goethe-University Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
D-60438 Frankfurt/M., Germany
phone +49-69-798 29475
fax +49-69-798 29495