P6_Uwe WolfrumProf. Dr. rer. nat. Uwe Wolfrum
University of Mainz
Institute of Zoology
Cell and Matrix Biology
Johannes von Müllerweg 6
55099 Mainz
P: +49 (6131) 39-25148
E: wolfrum@uni-mainz.de


Professional career

2006 Visiting Scientist at University of Florida, Gainesville, Powell Gene Therapy Centre & Dept. of Ophthalmology
Since 2005 Head of the facility for biologic electron microscopy, Institute of Zoology, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz
Since 1999  Full Univ. Professor for Zoology & Cell Biology, Dept. of Cell & Matrix, Biology, Institute of Zoology, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz
1994 – 1999 Research Assistant, Dept. of Cell & Neurobiology, Univ. of Karlsruhe
1993 – 1994  Postdoctoral Fellow (DFG stipend), Dept. Biochem. & Mol. Biol., Mayo, Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN, U.S.A.
1991 – 1993   Research Associate, Dept. of Cell and Neurobiology, Univ. of Karlsruhe
1991 Research Associate, Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg
1988 – 1991    Doctoral Student at the Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg

Scientific certificates

1991 Dr. rer. nat. – Faculty of Biology & Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg
1988 Habilitation – Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geosciences, University of Karlsruhe

Academic training

1981 – 1988  Dipl. Biology, Universities of Bayreuth and Regensburg

Scientific activities, honors, awards

2008 Foundation Fighting Blindness Board of Directors Award “For contributions toward defining the role of Usher syndrome proteins in photoreceptor biology, thereby elucidating potential targets for treatments and cure”, San Diego
1993 – 1994 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft PostDoc Scholarship Award (Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN, U.S.A.)