Reinhard Jahn#


Reinhard Jahn
Email:rjahn 'at' gwdg.de
Membership Number:4063
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:rjahn
Homepage: http://www.mpibpc.mpg.de/jahn




Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997 - Director and Professor, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Neurobiology, Goettingen, Germany
  • 1995 - 1997 Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1991 - 1995 Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cell Biology , Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1991 - 1997 Assoc. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1986 - 1991 Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Martinsried, Germany
  • 1985 - 1986 Assistant Professor , The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
  • 1983 - 1985 Postdoctoral Fellow (Laboratory of P. Greengard), The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Membrane traffic
  • Exocytosis
  • Synaptic transmission
  • SNARE proteins
  • Membrane fusion
  • Neurotransmitter uptake and storage

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Balzan Prize
  • 2015 Elected Foreign Associate Member, National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • 2014 Heinrich Wieland Prize, Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation
  • 2013 Eduard Buchner Prize, Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)
  • 2008 Sir Bernhard Katz Award (with T.C. Südhof), Biophysical Society
  • 2006 Ernst-Jung Prize for Medicine, Jung Foundation
  • 2000 Gottfried-Wilhelm Leibniz-Prize, German Research Foundation
  • 2000 Elected Member, German National Academy of Science (Leopoldina)
  • 1998 Elected Member, EMBO
  • 1990 Max-Planck Research Prize (with P. de Camilli) , Max Planck Society and Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation

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