Kai Simons#


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Email:simons 'at' mpi-cbg.de
Membership Number:427
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:ksimons
Homepage: http://www.mpi-cbg.de/de/research/research-groups/kai-simons/group-leader.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1998-present Group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
  • 1998-2006 Director of the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
  • 1982-1998 Coordinator of the Cell Biology Programme at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Doctor honoris causa, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2010 Doctor honoris causa, University of Kuopio, Finland
  • 2007 Saxon Order of Merit
  • 2006 AIVirtanen Medal, Finland
  • 2006 Honorary member of the Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae
  • 2006-present Member/Fellow of ScanBalt Academy
  • 2005 Laurens van Deenen Medal, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2005 Foundation Day Lecture, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
  • 2004 Virchow Lecture and Medal, University of Würzburg, Germany
  • 2003 Honorary Professor at TU Dresden
  • 2003 Albert Wander Prize, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 2003 Ayräpää Prize, Finland
  • 2003 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • 2003 Prix Mondial Nessim Habif, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2002 Hoppe-Seyler Lecture, Society of Biology and Molecular Biology Germany
  • 2001 Schleiden Medaille awarded of Academy Leopoldina
  • 2001 Honorary member of the German Society for Cell Biology
  • 2001 ISI Highly cited researcher
  • 2000 President of the European Life Scientist Organisation
  • 1999 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Oulu, Finland
  • 1998 Choh Hao Li Memorial Lecture in Biochemical Endocrinology, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1998 Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 1997 Adam Neville Lecture, University of Dundee, UK
  • 1997 Runeberg Prize, Finland
  • 1997 Academia Europaea
  • 1997 Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA
  • 1996 Dunham Lecturer, Harvard University
  • 1996 Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1996 American Academy of Art and Science
  • 1994 HARVEY SOCIETY Lecture
  • 1993 Carl Zeiss Lecture, German Society for Cell Biology
  • 1991 Anders Jahre Prize for Medical Research
  • 1991 NICHD Lectureship in Cell Biology
  • 1990 Keith Porter Lecturer, American Society of Cell Biology
  • 1990 Histochemical Society Lecture
  • 1989 Lamport Visiting Professor (Columbia, New York)
  • 1987 Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
  • 1984 Honorary Professor, University of Heidelberg
  • 1978 Societas Scientarium Fennica
  • 1975 Federation of European Biochemical Society Anniversary Prize
  • 1975 European Molecular Biology Organisation


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