!!!Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2014 Director Emeritus of Research Group "Colour Pattern Formation" at the Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biological Sciences, Tübingen
*2005 - 2012 Director of the Friedrich-Miescher-Laboratory, Tübingen
*1985 - 2014 Director at the Max-Planck-Institute of Developmental Biology, Tübingen
*1981 - 1984 FML of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Tübingen 
*1978 - 1981 Group leader at the EMBL, Heidelberg  
*1973 PhD in Genetics, University of Tübingen
*1969 Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Tübingen
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
*2013 - 2021 Chancellor of the order Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts
*2019 Schiller Prize of the City of Marbach
*2014 Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art
*2009 Austrian Decoration for Science and Art
*2007 German Founder Award of the Federation of German Foundations
*2006 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards
*2005 Grand Merit Cross with Star and Sash of the Federal Republic of Germany (Großes Verdienstkreuz mit Stern und Schulterband)
*1997 Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts
*1996 Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg
*1995 [The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine|http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1995/nusslein-volhard-facts.html] (together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis)
*1994 Merit Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany
*1993 Ernst Schering Prize, Berlin
*1993  Sir Hans Krebs Medal from the Federation of European Biochemical Societies
*1992 Otto Warburg Medal of the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
*1992 Otto Bayer Award
*1992 Mendel Medal
*1992 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University
*1992 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
*1992 Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Prize
*1991 Keith R. Porter Lecture
*1991 Albert Lasker Medical Research  Award, New York
*1989 Rosenstiel Award
*1986 Franz Vogt Award of the University of Giessen
*1986 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation
*Foreign member of the Royal Society, London, UK
*Member of the National Academy, Wash. US
*Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), the Leopoldina, Halle
*Member of the Berlin/Brandenburg Academy, Berlin
*The asteroid 15811 Nüsslein-Volhard is named in her honour
**1989 Founding member of the Academia Europaea
**1989 Corresponding member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
**1990 Corresponding member of North Rhine-Westphalia Academy for Sciences and Arts
**1990 Elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society (ForMemRS), London
**1990 Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington
**1991 Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
**1992 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
**1995 Member of the American Philosophical Society
**2001 - 2006 Member of the National Ethics Council of the Federal Government (German Ethics Council)
**Member of the French Academy of Sciences
**Member of the Scientific Committee of the Ingrid zu Solms Foundation
**Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization
*Honorary Degrees
**1991 Honorary doctorate from the University of Utrecht
**1991 Honorary doctorate from Princeton University
**1993 Honorary doctorate from the University of Freiburg
**1993 Honorary doctorate from Harvard University
**2001 Honorary doctorate from Rockefeller University
**2002 Honorary doctorate from University College London
**2005 Honorary doctorate from University of Oxford
**2007 Honorary doctorate from Weizmann Institute of Science
**2008 Mercator Professorship, University of Duisburg-Essen
**2011 Honorary doctorate from the University of St Andrews
**2012 Honorary doctorate from the University of Bath

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