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Alexander Gottschalk

(PI; University of Frankfurt)

Project(s) involved: Gottschalk/Lehnart/Sasse


Curriculum Vitae

Researcher ID

Born August 1969
1990 - 1995  Studies in chemistry, biochemistry and immunology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany), Philipps University, Marburg (Germany) and University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Scotland)
1995 - 1999  Diploma & PhD theses (Dr. rer. nat.): Purification and characterization of small nuclear ribonucleoprotein complexes (UsnRPs) from S. cerevisiae with Prof. Dr. Reinhard Lührmann at Unversity of Marburg (Germany)
2000 - 2003  Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. Dr. William R. Schafer: Adaptation of the Caenorhabditis elegans nervous system to nicotine and proeomics of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) at the University of California, San Diego (USA)
2004-2009  Juniorprofessor for Molecular Membrane Biology, Independent research group leader at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany)

2010-2015  Heisenberg-Professor for Molecular Cell Biology and Neurobiochemistry

2016- Professor for Molecular Membrane Biology and Neurobiology


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Gottschalk
Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (BMLS) and Institute of Biophysical Chemistry
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Straße 15; room 1.652
D-60438 Frankfurt/Germany

Phone: +49-(0)69-798 42518
Fax:     +49-(0)69-798 763 42518
Email:  a.gottschalk(at)     

Funding, Fellowships & Awards
Postdoctoral stipend of the Max Planck Society
Long-Term fellowship of the Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO)
Career Development Award of the HFSPO (2005)
Nov. 2009  Heisenberg-Professorship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)