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Prof. Dr. Ute Schepers

Group leader
room: 202
phone: +49 721 608-23444
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Curriculum vitae

 

Name:                    Priv.- Doz. Dr. Ute, Sophia Schepers

Date of birth:          8th Oktober 1966 in Rhede, Kreis Borken

Family:                   married to Prof. Dr. Stefan Bräse , one son

Address:                 Maarstr. 38

                              53842 Troisdorf

Institute:                 Institute of Toxicology and Genetics and

                              Institute of Applied Biosciences

                              Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

                              Hermann von Helmholtz Platz 1

                              PO Box 3640

                              76021 Karlsruhe

 

Education and Scientific Career

2/2011                  Habilitation in Chemical Biology and Biochemistry at KIT

4/2009                  Group leader at ITG, KIT

10/2000                Goup leader at the Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität Bonn

1/1998-9/2000       Research Associate at the Department of Cell Biology und Center for Blood Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA in the  group of Tom Kirchhausen

8/1996-12/1997     Research Fellow at the Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie Bonn in a research project of the Sonderforschungsbereich SFB 284: Glykokonjugate und Kontaktstrukturen der Zelloberfläche

1-7/1996               Research Fellow at the Institut für Neuropathologie der Unikliniken Bonn in a research project of the Sonderforschungsbereiche SFB 400: Molekulare Mechanismen zentralnervöser Erkrankungen

1/1993-3/1997       Dissertation in Biochemistry under the guidance of Prof. Dr. K. Sandhoff at the Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie.

1-12/1992              Diploma Thesis in Chemistry under the guidance of Prof. Dr. K. Sandhoff at the Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie.

10/1986-12/91       Undergraduate studies of chemistry  at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Degree : Diploma

1977-1986              Highschool: Gymnasium zum Altenforst, Troisdorf, Topics: Mathematics and Physics, Degree: Abitur

 

Awards

 

1993-1996              Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in the Graduate Program „Functional Protein Domains“

2000                        Gordon Research Foundation/ National Institute of Health (USA) Award on  „Hormonal and Neuronal Peptide Biosynthesis” research

2002                        Bonner Forum Biomedizin Award 2002 for research on: RNAi of Glucosylceramide-Synthase: A Protein involved in Skin Barrier Formation

2002                        Bonner Forum Biomedizin Award 2002 for research on: Synthesis of a new carrier-System for Transduction of siRNAs into Cells for Local Transient Posttranscriptional Gene Silencing in Living Organisms

2003                        Bonner Forum Biomedizin Award 2003 for research on : Analysis of Skin Glycosphingolipid Metabolism by RNA Interference

2003                        Bonner Forum Biomedizin Award 2003 for research on: Synthesis of a new carrier-System for Transduction of siRNAs into Cells for Local Transient Posttranscriptional Gene Silencing in Living Organisms

2004                        Thieme Journal Award

 

Invitations for open Professorships

 

1/2003      Universität Tübingen, Institut für Biochemie, C3- Nachfolge Weber

0-6/2003  Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Organische Chemie, Degussa Stiftungsprofessur (C3)

 

Teaching Experience

 

1993-1997       Biochemisches Grundpraktikum and  Biochemisches Fortgeschrittenen Praktikum for Chemistry and Biology undergraduate students

1998-2000       Mentoring Senior-, Undergraduate-, und PhD theses in cell biology and protein chemistry

Since 2000   Seminar on modern techniques in biochemistry for Master and PhD students for Chemistry and Biology undergraduate students

Since 2001    Biochemisches Grundpraktikum and  Biochemisches Fortgeschrittenen Praktikum

Since WS 02Member of the Study Committee of the Study Program „Molecular Biomedizin”

Since WS 02- Lecture Biotechnology I and II

                        - Seminar on Biotechnology

                        - Seminar on modern techniques in biochemistry for Master and PhD    students

                        - Biochemisches Grundpraktikum and  biochemisches Fortgeschrittenen Praktikum

Since SS 04  - Lecture: Chemical Genetics