Professor of Nanophysiology

Prof. Dr. Tanja Maritzen
TU Kaiserslautern
Paul-Ehrlich-Straße 23, Room 151
67663 Kaiserslautern

Tel.: +49 (0)631-205-4908
Fax: +49 (0)631-205-2998

Web:   Nanophysiology
Email:  Tanja Maritzen
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Curriculum Vitae:

since 2020  Full Professor for Nanophysiology at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK)

2019  Calls for Professorship in Nanophysiology at TUK and for Cell Physiology at Universität Hohenheim

2018  Prolongation of Junior Reseach Group at FMP after positive mid-term evaluation by external reviewers

2016  Habilitation about “Functions and Mechanisms of Adaptor-Mediated Protein Transport” at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin (venia legendi in biochemistry)

since 2013  Junior Research Group Leader (“Membrane Traffic and Cell Motility”) at Leibniz-Research Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP)

since 2011  Co-Project Leader in the Collaborative Research Center SFB958 ("Structural and functional organization of endocytic scaffolds within the periactive zone")

2006 – 2012  Postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Prof. Volker Haucke at FU Berlin

2005 – 2006  Postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Prof. Thomas J. Jentsch at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH)

2002 – 2005  Doctorate Studies in Biochemistry, ZMNH & Universität Hamburg (advisor: Prof. Thomas J. Jentsch)

1997 – 2002  Studies in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Universität Hamburg (diploma thesis advisor: Prof. W. Deppert & Dr. U. Knippschild)

1995 – 1997  Attendance of Erasmus-von-Rotterdam Gymnasium in Viersen

1994 – 1995  Attendance of Sanger High School in California, USA, during foreign exchange year

Awards & Fellowships

  • Hans-Dietrich Herrmann PhD Award for Molecular Medicine (2006)
  • Fellowship from the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes” (German Academic Scholarship Foundation, 2000)
  • Fellowship from the “Cusanuswerk” (declined in favor of the fellowship from the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”, 2000)

Complete list of publications

Please find the most current list here