CV Thomas Heimburg – University of Copenhagen

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Heimburg

Membrane Biophysics Group

Niels Bohr Institute University of Copenhagen Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark Email:  theimbu@nbi.ku.dkWeb: membrane biophysics group

1960 Born in London, UK
1978-1979 Education in physics at the University of Stuttgart
1979-1984 Education in physics at the University of Göttingen
1984 Masters degree (Diploma) in physics at the University of Göttingen. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. Teichler, Institute for Metal Physics. Thesis title: "Influences of the gauge potential of dislocations on the electrical resistance of copper crystals"
1985 Civil Service, Red Cross
1989 PhD-Degree in physics at the University of Göttingen. Thesis title: "Investigations of the physical properties of biological and model membranes" Supervisor: Derek Marsh, Max-Planck Institute (MPI) for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.
1989-1990 Postdoctoral fellow / research associate at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (USA). Host: Prof. Rodney L.Biltonen
1991 Research Associate, MPI for biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
1992-1995 Habilitation stipend of the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" and research associate at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen.
1992 Guest lecturer in "Physical Biochemistry" at the University of Virginia
1995 Habilitation (Venia legendi) in Biophysics at the Physics Department of the University of Göttingen. Thesis title: "Cooperativity of lipid-protein interactions ".
1995-97 Research associate at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry
1997-2003 Heisenberg-Fellow of the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" and independent research group leader at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen.
2001 Appointment as apl. Professor at the Physics Department of the University of Göttingen.
2003 Associate Professor for Biophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen. Head of the "Membrane Biophysics Group".
2015 - Full Professor for Biophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen.