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Prof. Dr.

Tassula Proikas-Cezanne

Project: B02

Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
2012
Habilitation: Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Mentor: Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim, Title: „Rolle der humanen WIPI Proteine im Prozess der Autophagie”
1995
Promotion (Dr. rer. nat.): Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, University of Hamburg, Mentor: Prof. Dr. W. O. Abel
1990-1993
PhD thesis, Max Planck Institute/Max Delbrück Laboratories, Cologne, Laboratory Dr. Silvia Stabel, Title: „Molekularbiologische Charakterisierung der Proteinkinase C und der Mos-Kinase in der intrazellulären Signalübertragung“
1990
Diploma Biology, University of Hamburg
1989-1990
Diploma thesis, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Laboratory Prof. Dr. R. Wallich, Department Prof. Dr. S. Meuer, Title: „Untersuchung zur differentiellen Genexpression in aktivierten humanen T-Lymphozyten”
1985-1989
Diploma Biology studies, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main and University of Hamburg

Academic Education and Scientific Degrees
From 2004
Head of laboratory “Autophagy”, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology, Department of Molecular Biology
2003-2004
Scientific Employee, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology, Department of Molecular Biology, Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim
1999-2002
Postdoc with Prof. Dr. John R. Jenkins at Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA (p53, cancer biology, novel yeast-based screening systems)
1995-1999
Postdoc with Prof. Dr. John R. Jenkins at the Marie Curie Research Institute, Oxted, UK (p53, cancer biology, novel yeast-based screening systems)
Address
Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology (IFIZ)
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Auf der Morgenstelle 15
72076 Tübingen
Phone
+49/7071/297 8895
eMail
tassula.proikas-cezanne@uni-tuebingen.de
Awards and Appointments
2015
Appointment as APL Professor at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Faculty of Science
2015
Founder and speaker of the Study Group Autophagy, Association for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)
2011
Faculty member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) „From Molecules to Organisms“, Tübingen
2010
Examiner “Naturwissenschaftliche und Zahnärztliche Vorprüfung“, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Faculty of Medicine
2009
Life appointment at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Faculty of Science 2009 Editorial Board, Autophagy
2008
Member, “Erweiterte Forschungskommision fortüne“, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Faculty of Medicine
2007
Radiation protection commissioner, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Interfaculty institute of Cell Biology
2006
Section editor, Journal of Molecular Signaling
1996-1990
Postdoctoral fellowship, German Research Society (DFG) 1991-1993 Predoctoral fellowship, Max Planck Society (MPG)

Others
2001-2003
Grant-sponsored DARPA project (novel yeast-based screening systems), Laboratory Prof. Dr. D.N. Dhanasekaran, Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
1999-2001
Scientific Consultant, Onconova Therapeutics Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA

Patents
Proikas-Cezanne T, Nordheim A (2005) Diagnosis and therapy of autophagy-associated diseases. WO/2006/048234, International Patent Application PCT/EP2005/011680.
Proikas-Cezanne T, Nordheim A (2004) Diagnostik und Therapie von Autophagie-assoziierten Erkrankungen. German Patent Application P 44 586 DE.