Werner Franke#


Werner Franke
Email:w.franke 'at' dkfz-heidelberg.de
Membership Number:448
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:wfranke271
Elected:1989
Homepage:http://www.dkfz.de/en/helmholtz-zellbiologie/staff/kontakt/Mitarbeiter-Details-E/Franke-detail-E.html





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 Helmholtz Professorship for Cell Biology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
  • 1973 Professor and Head of Research Division at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg and the Faculty of Biology, University of Heidelberg
  • 1971 Associate Professor) at the Department of Biology, University of Freiburg i. Br.
  • 1971 Habilitation (venia legendi) for Cell Biology
  • 1967 Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology, University of Freiburg i. Br. (Germany)
  • 1967 Dr. rer nat. (Ph.D.) University of Heidelberg (summa cum laude)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Drug abuse in sports
  • Use of doping

Honours and Awards
  • 1977 Elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
  • 1978 Elected Member of the European Cell Biology Organization (ECBO)
  • 1981 Wilhelm and Maria Meyenburg-Prize for Cancer Research (Heidelberg)
  • 1984 Ernst Jung Prize for Medical Research (Hamburg)
  • 1984 11th William Bateson Memorial Lecture, Norwich (U.K.)
  • 1986 Election as Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 1988 Honorary Member of the American Association of Anatomists
  • 1988 Anders Retzius Lecture at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (Sweden)
  • 1989 Election as Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1989 Robert Feulgen Lecture of the "Gesellschaft für Histochemie", Gargellen (Austria)
  • 1990 Tinsley R. Harrison Lecture, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • 1990 Chairman of Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Prize Committee, General Motors Cancer Research Foundation
  • 1991 Wilhelm Bernhard Medal Award (Les Diablerets, Switzerland)
  • 1994 Carl Zeiss Lecture, German Society for Cell Biology
  • 1994 Hans Bloemendal Lecture, University of Nijmegen (Netherlands)
  • 1995 Wilhelm Feldberg Prize, Feldberg Foundation for Anglo-German Scientific Exchange (England)
  • 1995 German Cancer Prize of the "Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft" (Frankfurt)
  • 1997 Peter Hemmerich Lecture, University of Konstanz
  • 2001 Most Highly Cited Researchers Database of the Institute for Scientific Information/Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia (Category: Molecular Biology and Genetics)
  • 2001 P.C. Swan Lecture, Cornell University, New York (USA)
  • 2001 Honorary Lecture of the European Tissue Culture Society (Granada, Spain)
  • 2003 Medal of Honor ("Verdienstkreuz am Bande") of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2004 24. Alfred Marchionini Memorial Lecture (University of Hamburg)
  • 2005 Honorary Member of the German Society for Cell Biology
  • 2005 Award of the International Society of Skin Pharmacology and Physiology
  • 2007 Election as "Hochschullehrer des Jahres" (Professor of the Year) of the German Academic Association (Bonn)
  • 2009 Honorary Medal of the Medical Faculty of the Carolus University Prague (Czech Republic)


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