P7_Felix EngelProf. Dr. rer. nat. Dipl. Ing. Felix B. Engel
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Institute of Pathology
Dept of Nephropathology
Universitätsstrasse 22
91054 Erlangen
P: +49 (9131) 85-43635
E: felix.engel@uk-erlangen.de


Professional career

Since 01/2014 Coordinator of the Emerging Field Initiative “Cell Cycle in Disease and Regeneration (CYDER)”
Since 10/2012 Associate Professor (W2) for Experimental Renal and Cardiovascular Research, Dep. of Nephropathology, FAU
2007 – 2012 Faculty member, Cluster of Excellence Cardio-Pulmonary System
2006 – 2012 Research group leader, Sofja Kovalevskaja Program, Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research
2005 – 2007 Associate Scientific Research, Children’s Hospital Boston
2005 – 2007 Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
2001 – 2005 Postdoc at Children’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School (Heart Regeneration)
2001  Postdoc at Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (Heart Regeneration)

Scientific certificates

2013 Habilitation, Cell and Developmental Biology, Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany
2001  Dr. rer. nat. – Cell Biology, TU Berlin
1996 Dipl. Ing. (engineer) – Biotechnology, TU Berlin

Academic training

02/1997 – 03/2001 Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin
10/1990 – 10/1996 Biotechnology, Technical University Berlin

Scientific activities, honors, awards

Since 2016 Member of the Executive Board of the Muscle Research Center Erlangen, MURCE
2015 – 2016 German representative for Molecular Biology, German-American Kavli Frontiers of Science (GAFOS) symposium
Since 2012 Nucleus member, ESC Working Group on Cellular Biology of the Heart
2012 Julius-Klob-Publication-Award, German Cardiac Society
(to my postdoc T. Novoyatleva)
2008 – 2012 Research associate of the Biological Medical Section of the Scientific Council of the Max Planck Society
2008 Selected for TV series: „Visionaries of Germany“, 3Sat, nano
2006 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2005 Children’s Hospital (Boston) Research Day Award
2001 Trainee Abstract Award, American Heart Association