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Prof. Dr. Jan-Christoph Simon


Speaker of Transregio 67

Principal Investigator B3

Prof. Dr. Jan-Christoph Simon,
Professor of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology

Universität Leipzig
Faculty of Medicine
Clinic for Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology
Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße 23
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 (0)341 97-18600
Fax: +49 (0)341 97-18609

E-Mail: jan.simon@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Curriculum Vitae

1988 – 1991PostDoc "Immunodermatology" at the University of Texas Health and Science Center, Dallas, Texas
with a scholarship of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Fulbright-Commission & Dermatology Foundation
1994
Habilitation and venia legendi for Dermatology
1994 – 2000 Principal Investigator at the DFG Research Group "Membrane Proteins in Cell Differentiation and Metastasis" at the Karlsruhe Research Centre (Speaker: Prof. Dr. P. Herrlich)
1995 – 1996Principal Investigator at the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 364 "Molecular and Cellular Basics of Tumor Therapy"
1998Heisenberg Fellowship of the DFG at the Karlsruhe Research Centre (Helmholtz Association), Institute of Genetics
1997 – 2003Speaker of the Interdisciplinary Research Group "Pathomechanisms of Allergic Inflammation" at the University Freiburg (funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research)
1999Professor (C3) for Allergology and Immunodermatology at the University of Freiburg
2002 – 2003Principal Investigator at the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 620 "Immunodeficiency in Clinical Medicine and Animal Models"
2003Professor (C4) for Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology at the Faculty of Medicine, Universität Leipzig
since 2005
Principal Investigator at the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 610 "Variation in Protein Conformation : Cell Biological and Pathological Relevance"
since 2006Principal Investigator at the Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine Leipzig (funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research)
since 2006Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
since 2007

Member of the Steering Committee of the Helmholtz International Graduate School for Environmental Research (HIGRADE)

since 2008Member of the Saxonian Academy of Sciences
since 2009Program Committee of the Leipzig Interdisciplinary Research Cluster of Genetic Factors, Clinical Phenotypes and Environment (Excellence Initiative of the Free State of Saxony)
 Member in 20 National and International Scientific Societies (including Executive Committees)
  
 as at January 2010: 320 Publications in National and International Scientific Journals