García-Sáez group - membrane biophysics

Lab members

Group leader: Prof. Dr. Ana J. García-Sáez

Research Areas

  • Cell Death & Biophysics, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biochemistry & Advanced Microscopy

Fields of Interest

  • Membrane organization, apoptosis regulation, Bcl-2 proteins, membrane dynamics, biophysics, single molecule techniques

CV Synopsis

  • October 2019 Professor (W3) at the Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany
  • 2013 - 2019 Professor (W3) at the Interfaculty Institute for Biochemistry (IFIB), Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
  • 2010 to date Max Planck Research Group Leader and Deutsches Krebsforschungzentrum (DKFZ) Junior Group Leader. Bioquant, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2005 - 2009 Post-doc at the BioTec, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  • 2000 - 2005 PhD at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Valencia, Spain.

Awards and honors

  • 2020 Henriette Herz-Scout of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation
  • 2018 European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant
  • 2017 EMBO Young Investigator Award
  • 2012 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant
  • 2009 Max Planck Society Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2007 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship
  • 2005 FEBS Short-term Fellowship
  • 2001 Doctoral fellowship, Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture