Prof. Dr. Robert Ernst

Curriculum Vitae            PDF

Research Experience
2017-    Full Professor (W3) for Molecular Biology
Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical Faculty, University of Saarland, Homburg
2012-    Emmy Noether Independent group leader
Institute of Biochemistry, BMLS, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2012-2017 Juniorprofessor (W1)
Institute of Biochemistry, Goethe-University Frankfurt
2010-2012 Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Kai Simons
Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
2008-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Hidde Ploegh
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

2002-2007 PhD in Biochemistry (summa cum laude)
with Prof. Lutz Schmitt Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
1997-2002  Diploma in Human Biology
Phillips-University Marburg

Honors and Awards
2012 Emmy Noether fellowship by the DFG
2008-2010 EMBO long-term fellowship
2007 PhD in Biochemistry, summa cum laude
2005-2008 Member of the EU funded research training network “Flippases”
2004  EMBO short term fellowship with Prof. Karl Kuchler
2003 EMBO short term fellowship with Prof. Gerrit van Meer
1999-2002 Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Research Interests
Organelle Identity
Membrane and protein quality control systems
Cell biology of lipids
Membrane-based signalling mechanisms

Prof. Dr. Robert Ernst
Institute of Medical Biochemistry
University of Saarland
Kirrberger Strasse
Building 61.4

66421 Homburg (Saar)

AK Ernst
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