Herbert Jäckle

Herbert Jäckle

Born on July 6, 1949 in Constance. Study of chemistry and biology, doctorate Freiburg University (1977), German Habilitation in biology Tübingen University (1984), Full Professor in Genetics Munich University (1988), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (since 1991), Honorary Professor Göttingen University (1993), Vice President of the Max Planck Society (2002-2014).

Scientific Awards, Honors and Memberships

  • 1985: Research Prize of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie
  • 1986: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation
  • 1990: Prize of the Feldberg Foundation
  • 1992: Otto Bayer Prize
  • 1992: Karl Ritter von Frisch Medal of the DeutschenZoologische Gesellschaft
  • 1999: Louis Jeantet Prize for Medicine, Geneva (Switzerland) 
  • 1999: Gregor Mendel  Medal of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
  • 1999: Research Prize of the Stifterverbandes für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
  • 1999: Innovation Award of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany 
  • 2007: Honorary Doctorate by the Weizmann Institute (Israel)
  • 2010: Federal Cross of Merit, 1. class 
  • 2013: Prize for international scientific-technical cooperation (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • 2014: Luis Federico Leloir Prize of the Argentinian Government
  • 2014: State Prize of the Republic of China
  • 2015: Honorary Doctorate by the University of Basel (Switzerland)
  • 2016: Honorary Doctorate by the University of Konstanz
  • 2019: Klaus Sander Prize of the Gesellschaft für Entwicklungsbiologie


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