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Prof. Dr. Jakob Franke

Prof. Dr. Jakob Franke

Prof. Dr. Jakob Franke
Address
Schneiderberg 38
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
324
Prof. Dr. Jakob Franke
Address
Schneiderberg 38
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
324
Role
Professors

MAIN FOCUS IN TEACHING AND RESEARCH

  • Elucidation of plant biosynthetic pathways
  • Metabolic Engineering

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Career history
    since 01/2020W2 Tenure Track Professor for Biochemistry of Plant Specialised Metabolites , Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
    since 10/2019 Emmy Noether group leader, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
    12/2017 - 01/2020

    Junior Research Group Leader with Prof. Russell Cox, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany

    12/2015 - 11/2017 Postdoc with Prof. Sarah O'Connor, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
  • Education
    10/2011 - 11/2015  

    PhD thesis with Prof. Christian Hertweck, Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany

    03/2011 - 09/2011

    Master thesis with Prof. Christian Hertweck, Hans Knoell Institute, Jena, Germany

    10/2009 - 09/2011 M.Sc. Chemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    03/2009 - 07/2009 Bachelor thesis with Prof. Peter Spiteller, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    10/2006 - 09/2009 B.Sc. Biochemistry, Technical University, Munich, Germany
  • Honours
    2019DFG Emmy Noether Fellowship
    2019Material Cost Allowances of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)
    2017 Royal Society of Chemistry Poster Award, Directing Biosynthesis V, University of Warwick, UK
    2016 PhD award, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    2015 DFG Post-doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Memberships
    GDCh

    German Chemical Society

    VBio Association for Biology, Bioscience, and Biomedicine
    DBG German Society for Plant Sciences