Research Centers

Collaborative Research Center SFB 807
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Collaborative Research Center SFB 902
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Complex Scenarios of Light Control
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European Research Council
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Prof. Dr. Robert Tampé

Curriculum Vitae            PDF CV, PDF Full Publication List

Research Links               ORCID: 0000-0002-0403-2160
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Goethe University Frankfurt
Professor of Biochemistry, Director (www.sfb807.de)
Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter
Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
60438 Frankfurt/M.


phone +49-69-798 29475
fax +49-69-798 29495
www.biochem.uni-frankfurt.de

Positions & Academic Training
2001- present Full Professor and Director, Institute of Biochemistry, Goethe University Frankfurt
1998 - 2001 Full Professor and Director, Physiological Chemistry, Klinikum University Marburg
1996 - 1998 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, TU Munich
1996 Habilitation in Biochemistry, TU Munich
1992 - 1998 Max Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried
1992 - 1998 Independent Research Group Leader, Department of Biophysics, TU Munich
1990 - 1991 Max Kade Fellow, Stanford University (with Harden M. McConnell), USA
1987 - 1989 PhD in Biochemistry with highest honors (summa cum laude), TU Darmstadt
1981 - 1987 Diploma in Chemistry with highest honors (summa cum laude), TU Darmstadt
   
Honors & Awards
2019 Director, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London (gratefully declined)
  Head of Joint Research Departments, University of London and Birkbeck College (gratefully declined)
2019 EMBO Member, Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Membrane Transport, Immunology
2018 Reinhart Koselleck Project Award, German Research Foundation (DFG)
2017 ERC Investigator, Advanced Grant, Life Sciences (LS1), European Research Council
2017 - present Appointed Honorary Visiting Fellow, Merton College, University of Oxford, UK
2017 - 2018 Visiting Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK
2010 - present Excellence Award in Teaching (3x), Goethe University Frankfurt
2010 - present Honorary Professorship, Kyoto University, Japan
2009 - 2010 Adjuct Professor, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), USA
1996 - 1998 Heisenberg Fellow, German Research Foundation (DFG), Germany
1989 - 1991 Postdoctoral Fellowship of DFG and Max Kade Foundation, New York, USA
1987 - 1989 PhD Fellowship, awarded by the Fonds of the Chemical Industry (FCI), Germany
1985 Anton Keller Prize in Chemistry, Germany
1984 - 1987 Fellowship: Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Germany
1983 - 1987 Fellowship: Cusanuswerk, Germany
   
Academic Leadership (selection)
2008 - 2020 Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Center (CRC 807)
2007 - 2019 Cofounder and Board of Directors, Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt (EXC 115)
2007 - 2010 Spokesperson, Section Biomembranes, German Soc. Biochem. and Mol. Biol. (GBM)
2005 - 2010 Head of the European Membrane Biology Network (EMBN-Train)
2003 - 2007 Coordinator, Collaborative Research Center (CRC 628) Membrane Proteomics
2001 - 2016 Founder and Member of Board of Directors, Center for Membrane Proteomics (CMP)
   
Trusts & Editorial Boards
2020 - present EMBO Fellowship Committee
2018 - present Chair, ERC Advanced Grants, Life Sciences, European Research Council (ERC)
2016 - present Panel Member, Life Sciences, ERC Advanced Grants, European Research Council (ERC)
2015 - 2016 Chair, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
2014 - present Trustee, German Research Foundation (DFG), Goethe University Frankfurt
2010 - present Chair, Paul-Ehrlich Young Investigator Award, Paul Ehrlich Foundation
2008 - 2011 Panel Board Member, Molecular Life Science, German Research Foundation (DFG)
2009 Panel Board Member, Federal Evaluation Excellence Initiative, Germany
2003 - 2008 Editorial Board, The Journal of Biological Chemistry (ASBMB)
2001 - 2003 Editor of Faculty 1000, services for Life Science
   
Research Interests
Structure and mechanism of membrane proteins, macromolecular assemblies, molecular machines, intracellular transport and maturation of proteins, ribosome recycling and mRNA surveillance, chemical biology, live-cell protein labeling techniques, nanobiotechnology.