Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Karl Helmut Grubmüller

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

Contact Details

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

Phone:+49 551 201-2300
Fax:+49 551 201-2302

Personal Data

Date of Birth: July 31, 1965

Place of Birth:  Munich, Germany

Gender: Male

Education

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

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

1991-1993 PhD Student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Supvervisor Paul Tavan, PhD Thesis Title: Molecular Dynamics of Proteins at Long Time Scales

1990 Diploma in Physics, Technical Universtiy of Munich, Supvervisor Klaus Schulten, Diploma Thesis Title: Dynamics Simulation of Very Large Macromolecules with a Parallel Computer

1985-1990 Study of Physics at the  Technical University of Munich

Scientific Career

2013 Rolf Sammet Guest Professorship Laureate, University of Frankfurt

Since 2005  Honorary Professor for Physics at the University of Göttingen

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

2003 Associate Professor for Biomolecular Sciences at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland

2010-2011 Executive Director at the 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

1997 EMBO Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland (Wüthrich Lab)

1994-1996 Research visits at the Laboratoire de Biophysique Moléculaire et Cellulaire, CENG, Grenoble, France

1994-1998 Postdoctoral Assistant at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) of Munich, Theoretical Biophysics Group (Tavan Lab)

1990-1991 Research visits at the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and the  Beckman InstituteTheoretical Biophysics Group (Schulten Lab)

Member of Scientific Societies

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biophysik (DGfB), German Biophysical Society
  • Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG), German Physical Society
  • American Biophysical Society
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Review Service for Funding Agencies

  • German Science Foundation (DFG)
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • European Science Foundation (ESF)
  • National Institute of Health (NIH), US
  • Department of Energy (DOE), US
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), US
  • Volkswagen Foundation, DE
  • Schweizerischer Nationalfonds, CH
  • Academy of Finland, FI
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, GB
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, GB
  • Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO), NL
  • Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Vlaanderen (FWO), NL
  • The Israel Science Foundation, IL
  • Minerva-Weizmann Foundation, IL
  • Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE), Compute Time Applications
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, DE
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, DE
  • Elitenetzwerk Bayern, DE
  • Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SE
  • German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), DE
  • Deutscher Wissenschaftsrat (WR), DE
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research, DE

Last update: Dec 2017

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