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


Project 6


Academic training

1981 – 1988 Dipl. Biology Universities of Bayreuth and Regensburg

Scientific certificates

1991    Dr. rer. nat. – Faculty of Biology & Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg, Title: Cytoskeltal elements in insect sensilla; Awarded: summa cum laude

1988    Habilitation – Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geosciences, University of Karlsruhe, Title: Unconventional ciliary cytoskeletal elements in sensory cells of vertebrates

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 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