Karl-Peter Hopfner

Education
1997 PhD in Biochemistry. Technical University Munich. Advisor: Prof. Robert Huber
1994-1997 PhD thesis work at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried. Advisor:Prof. Robert Huber
1994 Diploma thesis at the laboratory of Prof. Di Cera (Washington University Medical
School, St. Louis, USA)
1988-1994 Study of biology (Diploma) at the University of Regensburg and Washington
University St. Louis
Academic positions
2014-2015 Dean, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
2010 Full professor (W3), Gene Center, Dept. Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2009 Director, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2007-2009 Full professor (W3), Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2005-2007 Associate professor (C3), Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU
Munich
2001-2005 Tenure track professor (C3), Gene Center, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich
1999-2001 Postdoctoral research assistant, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA.
(with John Tainer)
1998-1999 Postdoctoral research assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried (with Robert Huber)
Awards & honors
2015 Member of the Max Planck Society and external scientific member of the Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry
2014 Elected Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
2012 ERC advanced grant
2011 m4 Award
2010 Elected EMBO Member
2002 EMBO Young Investigator Award
1997 Young Investigator Prize, LEOPOLDINA
1999-2001 BASF Postgraduate Fellowship
1994-1997 PhD Fellowship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1991-1992 DAAD Fellowship
1991-1994 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes