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Prof. Dr. Michael Bölker

Curriculum vitae

  • 1974-1988: Studied Biochemistry and Philosophy in Tübingen and Berlin
  • 1991: Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • 1991-1992: Postdoctoral scholar at the Institute for Gene-Biological Research Berlin
  • 1992-1997: Research assistant in genetics at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
  • 1996: Habilitation in Genetics
  • since 1997: Full professor of Genetics at the Department of Biology at the Philipps-Universität Marburg

Professional Memberships and Services (Selection)

  • 2001-2002: Dean of the Department of Biology
  • since 2010: Member of the LOEWE Centre for Synthetic Microbiology (SYNMIKRO) in Marburg
  • since 2012: Tutor of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
  • 2015-2016: Executive Director of the Marburg Research Academy (MARA)
  • 2015-2016: Dean of the Department of Biology
  • since 2016: Vice President for Research and International Affairs of the Philipps-Universität Marburg

Research Areas

  • Molecular genetics of cell morphology and cytokinesis in fungi
  • Regulation of gene expression by posttranscriptional mechanisms