Benedikt is leading the Molecular Infection Biology Group at the IRI since April 2014.

 

  • Research interests: RNA biology, method development to study RNA-protein interactions, gene regulation in host & pathogen
  • Email: benedikt.beckmann@iri-lifesciences.de

 


Short CV:

  • Professional
    • 04/2014 – now: Independent Junior Group Leader Molecular Infection Biology, IRI for the Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
    • 2011 – 14: Postdoctoral Fellow RNA & Systems Biology, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
    • 2006 – 10: PhD Student Non-coding RNA in bacteria Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany
    • 2002 – 06: Studies in Biology (Diploma), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

 

  • Awards
    • Marie Curie Postdoc Fellowship (2012–14), ERC 7thFramework Programme
    • Phoenix Award for Outstanding Basic Research in Pharmaceutical Technology 2012 (Phoenix Pharmazie Wissenschaftspreis, 2012)
    • Award for Best Thesis 2010, Life-Science and Medicine Section (Promotionspreis der Philipps-Universität Marburg, 2010)