Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Karl Helmut Grubmüller

Director of the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Department, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

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Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Am Faßberg 11
37077 Göttingen
Germany

Personal Data

  • Date of Birth: July 31, 1965
  • Place of Birth: Munich, Germany
  • Gender: Male

Research Interests

To obtain a first principles understanding of the molecular motions and mechanisms underlying and enabling biomolecular recognition and function through atomistic computer simulations, with a particular focus on proteins and protein complexes. Further, to advance simulation methods through progress in the theory of biomolecular dynamics and through improved scalable parallel algorithms.

Education and Scientific Career

2003- Director and Head of the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Department, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

2010-2011 Executive Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

1998-2003 Head of the Theoretical Molecular Biophysics Group at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

2002 Habilitation, Venia Legendi for Physics, Georg August University of Göttingen

1997 Postdoc, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland (Wüthrich Lab)

1994-1998 Postdoc, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) of Munich, Theoretical Biophysics Group (Tavan Lab)

1994 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Physics, Technical University of Munich

1990-1991 Research visits, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Beckman Institute (USA), Theoretical Biophysics Group (Schulten Lab)

1990 Diploma in Physics, Technical Universtiy of Munich, Supervisor Klaus Schulten

Fellowships, Awards and Honours

Since 2005  Honorary Professor for Physics at the University of Göttingen

2013 Rolf Sammet Guest Professorship Laureate, University of Frankfurt

1997 EMBO Fellowship, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland

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