Elisa Izaurralde#


Elisa Izaurralde
Email:elisa.izaurralde 'at' tuebingen.mpg.de
Membership Number:4282
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:eizaurralde
Homepage: http://www.eb.tuebingen.mpg.de/departments/2-biochemistry




Present and Previous Positions
  • October 2005 - present Scientific Director at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
  • 2010–2013 Managing Director at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
  • May 2005 – March 2006 Acting Program Coordinator, Gene Expression Program, Heidelberg, Germany
  • September 2004 – May 2005 Senior Scientist at the EMBL, Gene Expression Program, Heidelberg, Germany
  • September 1999 – 2004 Group leader at the EMBL, Gene Expression Program, Heidelberg, Germany
  • October 1996 – September 1999 Group leader. Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression
  • RNA metabolism
  • mRNA processing (polyadenylation) / transport / localization / decay
  • RNA silencing / RNA interference / microRNAs / noncoding RNAs
  • Translational control
  • RNA-binding proteins
  • Nuclear transport

Honours and Awards
  • 2012 Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine
  • 2011 Appointed Honorary Professor, Faculty of Sciences, University of Tübingen
  • 2009 Elected member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldine
  • 2008 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2004 Elected to the Board of Directors of the RNA Society
  • 2000 ELSO (European Life Science Organization) Young Scientist Award 2000
  • 2000 Elected member of EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization)
  • 1999 Friedrich Miescher-Award, Swiss Society for Biochemistry

Imprint Privacy policy « This page (revision-7) was last updated on Tuesday, 21. June 2016, 21:14 by Kaiser Dana
  • operated by