Gottschalk office

Karin Schöffner

BMLS, Room 1.651           Phone: +49 69 798 42584


Office hours:              Monday-Friday 10.00-12.00 h


Prof. Dr. Alexander Gottschalk

Curriculum Vitae

Researcher ID

Born August 1969
1990 - 1995  Studies in chemistry, biochemistry and immunology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany), Philipps University, Marburg (Germany) and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Scotland)
1995 - 1999  Diploma & PhD theses (Dr. rer. nat.): Purification and characterization of small nuclear ribonucleoprotein complexes (UsnRPs) from S. cerevisiae with Prof. Dr. Reinhard Lührmann at Unversity of Marburg (Germany)
2000 - 2003  Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. Dr. William R. Schafer: Adaptation of the Caenorhabditis elegans nervous system to nicotine and proeomics of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) at the University of California, San Diego (USA)
2004-2009  Juniorprofessor for Molecular Membrane Biology, Independent research group leader at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany)

since 2010  Heisenberg-Professor for Molecular Cell Biology and Neurobiochemistry

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Gottschalk
Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (BMLS)           and Institute of Biochemistry
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Straße 15; room 1.652
D-60438 Frankfurt/Germany

Phone: +49-(0)69-798 42518
Fax:     +49-(0)69-798 763 42518

Funding, Fellowships & Awards
Postdoctoral stipend of the Max Planck Society
Long-Term fellowship of the Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)
DFG (SFB628, Teilprojekt P17)
Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (HMWK)
Career Development Award of the HFSPO (2005)

Nov. 2009  Heisenberg-Professorship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)