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Prof. Dr.

Volker Lohmann

Project: A02, A02

Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
2012
Habilitation at the Medical Faculty of Heidelberg University, Venia legendi in “Experimental Virology”, Mentor: Prof. R.Bartenschlager
1998
PhD thesis defence (Dr. rer. nat.), Biological Faculty, University of Mainz. Grade: “summa cum laude”
1993-1998
PhD studies, University of Mainz, Institute for Virology: “Untersuchungen zur Partikelmorphogenese und Replikation des Hepaptitis C Virus auf der Basis klonierter Volllängengenome“. Supervisor: Prof. R. Bartenschlager; Head of Dept.: Prof. M. J. Reddehase
1992-1993
Diploma Thesis, University of Mainz, Topic: HSV thymidine kinase; Supervisor Prof. Dietrich Falke
1987-1993
Study of Biology (Main topics: Microbiology, Genetics, Botany, Biochemistry) University of Mainz; Grade 1.0

Professional Career
Since 2002
Independent Group Leader, Dept. Infectious Diseases, Molecular Virology (Prof.
R. Bartenschlager), Heidelberg University. Topics: Replication of hepatitis C virus, host cell factors of viral replication, role of the innate immune system in virus control; Head of Dept.: Prof. H.G. Kräusslich
1998-2002
Postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Virology, University of Mainz. Topics: HCV and CSFV NS5B polymerase; development of a cell culture replication system for HCV on the basis of selectable subgenomic replicons. Head of Institute: Prof. Matthias Reddehase
Address
Department of Infectious Diseases,
Molecular Virology University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 345
69120 Heidelberg
Phone
+49/6221/56 4669
eMail
volker.lohmann@med.uni-heidelberg.de
Awards and Appointments
2000
Boehringer Ingelheim Prize: Development of a cell culture system for HCV

Others
Since 2010
Member of the editorial board of “Virology”
Since 2007
Member of the editorial board of the “Journal of Virology”