Institute of Biochemistry

Dr. Simon Trowitzsch

Institute of Biochemistry
Biocenter N210/1.07
Goethe-University Frankfurt
Max-von-Laue-Str. 9
D-60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
phone  +49 (0)69 798 29273
ORCID  0000-0001-9143-766X

Research experience

2019–present   Group leader, Institute of Biochemistry, Goethe-University
2014–present   Senior Scientist with Prof. Robert Tampé, Institute of Biochemistry,
                       Goethe-University Frankfurt
2009–2014       Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Imre Berger, European
                       Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Grenoble Outstation, France


2008                PhD in Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Genetics, Georg-
                       August University Göttingen and the Max-Planck Institute for
                       Biophysical Chemistry with Prof. Reinhard Lührmann and Prof.
                       Markus C. Wahl
2004                Diploma, Georg-August University Göttingen

Grants and Awards

2019–present   Associated Member of the CRC 902
2019–present   DFG Grant on tRNA Biogenesis
2010–2012       Marie-Curie Intra-European Fellowship, European Commission FP7
2008–2009       Max-Planck Research Stipend

Research Interests

Ribonucleoprotein Complexes in Gene Expression
Mechanisms of Antigen Processing and Presentation in Adaptive Immunity
Enabling Technologies for Multiprotein Complex Research


Dr. Simon Trowitzsch

Group leader
Biocenter N210/1.07
phone  +49 (0)69 798 29273
email  trowitzsch(at)

twitter @TrowitzschLab