Principal Investigator

Humboldt-University, Berlin, and
Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine

Robert-Roessle-Str. 10
D-13125 Berlin

  • +49 (0)30 / 9406 3735
  • Full Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Biology
Achim Leutz

Academic Education

1986 Doctoral studies at the German Cancer Research Center and EMBL, Supervisor Prof. Thomas Graf. Thesis in Cell Biology/Virology/Microbiology, Dr. rer. nat. EMBL/University of Heidelberg
1982 Thesis in Neurobiology, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Melitta Schachner, University of Heidelberg
1976 - 1982 Studies, Biology/Sports; University of Heidelberg

Scientific Degrees

2004 Full Professor (S-C4; S-W3)
1986 Dissertation, Academic Title: Dr. rer. nat., University of Heidelberg, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Graf

Professional Experience

2004 Full Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin
1994 Research Group Leader, Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin
1990 Research Group Leader, Center for Molecular Biology, Heidelberg
1988 - 1990 Staff Scientist, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg
1986 - 1988 PostDoc, State University of New York, SUNY, Stony Brook

Others (Editorial work, member of scientific councils, advisory boards, awards)

~ Reviewer (Journals, ad hoc): Advisory Editorial Board, The EMBO Journal, Cancer Cell, Nature Immunology, Journal of Clinical Investigation; many others
2007 - 2010 Deputy Member, Central Commission for Biological Safety, FRG
2007 German Cancer Award
2005 EMBO Member
1986 Post-doctoral fellowship, EMBO
1986 Dissertation, „summa cum laude“, University of Heidelberg
1992 Pre-doctoral fellowship, EMBL