Connecting European Neuroscience

Kettenmann, Helmut

President of FENS (2008 - 2010)

Programme Committee Member FENS Forum 2018

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1973-1980
Universities of Heidelberg and Miami, Master Biology
1980-1982
University of Heidelberg PhD Biology
1982-1987
University of Heidelberg, Habilitation/Professorial qualification

Positions and Employment

1982 -1987
Assistant at the Department of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg, with a grant from the BMFT
1987-1992
Heisenberg Fellow at the Department of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg
1990-1997
Coordinator DFG Priority Program "Functions of glial cells"
1992-1995
Head of the project group "Neurobiology" funded by the German Ministry of Research and Technology
1993-2009
Coordinator of the Research Department Neurosciences at the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin-Buch
since 1993
Secretary General of the German Neuroscience Society
since 1996
Professor for Cellular Neurobiology at the Humboldt University Berlin (Charité)
1997-2003
Coordinator DFG Priority Program "The role of microglial cells in pathological nervous system"
1998-2002
Treasurer of FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies)
since 1998
Vice-Chair of the Collaborative Research Center 507 The function of non neuronal cells in neurological diseases
since 2002
Head of the Admissions and Examination Commission in the International Graduate Programm Medical Neurosciences, Charité Berlin
2005-2006
FENS Trust Foundation Board member
since 2006
Speaker of the Research Training School "The impact of Inflammation on Nervous System Function"
2006-2008
President-elect of FENS
2008-2010
President of FENS

Other professional activities

since 1993
Foundation member of the German Neuroscience Society
since 1988
Editor in Chief of the Journal GLIA
since 1995
Editor in Chief of the Journal Neuroforum

Reviewer of DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), European Commission, National Grant agencies, scientific journals

Honours

1984
Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz-prize for biological research on membrane of the German Ministry for Education and Sciences
1991
German University Software-prize
since 2000
Member of the DANA Alliance
since 2003
Member of the German Academy of Natural Scientists LEOPOLDINA

Helmut Kettenmann

Max-Delbrück-Centrum
Cellular Neuroscience
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
13092 Berlin
Germany

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