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Diefenbacher Team

All members of my team contribute with various scientific backgrounds, e.g. with biological, medical, biochemical or technical background...

About Markus Diefenbacher

Scientific career

> since Oct. 2023: Professor (W2) LMU-Helmholtz Munich at Comprehensive Pulmonary Center and Institute for Lung Health and Immunity
> 2015-2023: Group Leader of the Protein Stability in Cancer Group at Lehrstuhl für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie Biozentrum, University of Würzburg
> 2009-2015:  Postdoctoral Fellow in Mammalian Genetics at Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, London, UK
> 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow at Fritz Lipman Institut e.V. (FLI), Jena, Germany
> PhD (Dr.rer.nat.) in Genetics at KIT, Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, Karlsruhe, Germany
Memberships and Affiliations
> Faculty member of the Graduate School of Life Science, University of Würzburg, Germany
> Faculty member of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Mainfranken, Germany
> Deputy manager BRU (biological resource unit)/animal facility at Biocenter University Würzburg
> Liaison between the University of Würzburg and the Regierung Unterfranken                                                                                                                                  > Member of the Animal Ethics Committee Regierung Unterfranken
> Member of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV)
> Member of the German Cancer Association (DKG), Section Experimental Cancer Research
Commissions of Trust
> since 2016: Reviewer for different national and international funding agencies including the Humboldt Stiftung, Wilhelm Sander Stiftung, Deutsche Krebshilfe (DKH), DAAD, IZKF, Actions Against Cancer, German Israeli Foundation
> since 2015: Reviewer of scientific journals, including Cell Death and Differentiation, Oncogene, Cancers, Cells, and Scientific Reports
> 2010-2012: DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
> 2012-2014: Cancer Research UK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship