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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Madeleine Opitz

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Madeleine Opitz

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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Madeleine Opitz

Geschwister Scholl Platz 1
Gebaude N, Room 102
80539 Muenchen

Room: N102
Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-6760
Fax: +49-(0)89-2180-3182

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Opitz Group

Curriculum vitae:

  • since 09/17              Ordinary member of CeNS
  • 21.06.2017               Habilitation at the LMU: "Spatio-temporal evolution of hetergeneous bacterial communities"
  • 07/10 - present       Groupleader at the LMU (bacterial biophysics) 
  • 11/10 - 08/17       Extraordinary member of CeNS (entitled to vote)
  • 10/08 -05/10          Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, with PhD. K. Benenson. Stipend of the DFG.                                                    Research project: Building biomolecular computers in mammalian cells
  • 05/08 - 09/08         Postdoctoral fellow at the LMU with Prof. Dr. B. Maier.                                                                                                    Research project: Competence development in Bacillus subtilis 
  • 12/04 - 05/08        PhD (Dr. rer nat.) at the faculty of physics, LMU, advisor Prof. J.O. Rädler and Prof. B. Maier                                             (WWU). "Genetic switching into the competent state. Bacillus subtilis: a single cell                                                            approach"
  • 10/06 - 05/08        Member of the International Graduate School "Nano-Bio-Technology", Stipend of the Elite-                                             Netzwerk Bayern (ENB) 2006-2007
  • 08/02 - 06/03        Graduate student at University of Colorado at Boulder in the group of Prof. Dr. Poyton,                                                   Stipend of DAAD
  • 11/99 - 10/04        Diploma in Biology at the University of Regensburg, LS Stetter, AG Wirth.                                                                       Diploma thesis: Archeal cell appendages, mobility and characterization.