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Prof. Dr.

Thomas Illig

Project: INF

Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
01/2012
Professor at Medical School Hannover
2010
Professor at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
2006
Postdoctoral lecture qualification (“Habilitation”) and conferral of associate professorship (“Priv.-Doz.”) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, „Concepts of genomic association studies to decipher complex diseases“
1995
Doctor in biology by thesis „O-Glycosilation in Saccharomyces cerevisae“, Department of Cell Biology, University of Regensburg
1986-1991
Study of biology, University of Regensburg

Professional Career
Since 2016
Head of Research: Institute of Human Genetics, Hannover Medical School (50%) Since 2012 CEO and Scientific Head of Biobank of the Medical School Hannover (50%), Hannover Unified Biobank (HUB), Germany
2011
Head of Research Unit of Molecular Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg
2009-2012
Head of Biobank group of the German National Cohort (200 000 participants)
2001-2010
Group leader of working group “Epidemiology-Biobanking-Genomics” in the Institute of Epidemiology Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
Address
CRC Clinical Research Center
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 7
30625 Hannover
Phone
+49/511/532 8674
eMail
illig.thomas@mh-hannover.de
Awards and Appointments
2010
Paula and Richard von Hertwig Award for interdisciplinary projects at the Helmholtz Centre, Germany
2009-now
Grant Reviewer Welcome Trust UK, UK 2008-now Grant Reviewer Ministry of Finland, Finland
2007-now
Grant Reviewer Research Ministry of Norway, Norway
2006
Herbert-Herxheimer-Award of the German Society for Allergy and clinical Immunology (DGAKI), Germany
2006-now
Grant Reviewer German Research Community (DFG), Germany 2006-now Grant Reviewer University of Vienna, Austria
2005
Paula and Richard von Hertwig Award for interdisciplinary projects at the Helmholtz Centre, Germany
2005-now
Grant Reviewer University of Verona, Italy
2004-now
Grant Reviewer Netherland Research Foundation; The Netherlands