Schoeler, Hans, Ph.D.
Director of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Department for Cell and Developmental Biology, Muenster, Germany
EDUCATION
  • 1982, Diploma Biology, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1985, Ph.D. Molecular Biology, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1994, Habilitation, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany (venia legendi in Molecular Biology)
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • 1984 – 1986, Staff Scientist, Center for Molecular Biology Heidelberg (ZMBH), University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1986 – 1988, Head Research Group, Boehringer Mannheim Research Center, Tutzing, Germany
  • 1988 – 1991, Staff Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany
  • 1991 – 1999, Head Research Group, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1999 – 2004, Professor of Reproductive Physiology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Director of the Center for Animal Transgenesis and Germ Cell Research at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2000 – 2004, the Marion Dilley and David George Jones Chair in Reproduction Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
PRESENT ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
  • Director, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Department for Cell and Developmental Biology, Münster, Germany
  • Professor, Medical Faculty, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
  • Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Animal Biology, Philadelphia, USA
  • Adjunct Professor of the “Medizinische Hochschule Hannover” (MHH), Hanover, Germany
  • Distinguished Professor, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea
  • Distinguished Professor, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
SCIENTIFIC AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member of “Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften” (German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina), Halle, Germany
  • Member of the “Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften” (North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences), Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Member in the “Zentrale Ethik-Kommission für Stammzellenforschung (ZES)” (Central Ethics Committee for Stem Cell Research), Berlin, Germany
  • Extraordinary Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin, Germany
  • Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  • Robert Koch Prize 2008
MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS
Molecular biology of the mammalian germline (pluripotent cells and germ cells), in vitro and in vivo reprogramming; disease modelling and drug screening
 
MENTORS

Blau, Helen Margaret
Ph.D.
Duncan, James S
Ph.D.
Kishony, Roy
Ph.D.
Lin, Haifan
Ph.D.
Schoeler, Hans
Ph.D.
Spiegel, David
M.D.
Watt, Fiona M.
Ph.D., FRS, FMedSci