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Prof. Dr. Alex Weber

Scientific Career History

2017

W3-Full Professor of Innate Immunity, Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology, Department of Immunology, Tübingen University.
Research focus:
Pathogen recognition receptor signalling, gene variants, host microbe interactions and cancer.

2016

Offer of appointment as Chair of Cancer Biology, Lancaster University, UK (declined).

Since 10/2011

Junior Professor for Innate Immunity, University of Tübingen
Based at the Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology, Department of Immunology (Head: Prof. Hans-Georg Rammensee)

2007– 2011

Junior Group Leader “Toll-like receptors and Cancer”, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany

2006

Postdoctoral fellow, DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany
(Division F010 Tumor Virology, Prof. Jean Rommelaere)

2004 – 2005

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Cambridge, UK
(Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. Nick Gay). Establishment of a Baculovirus Protein Expression Facility, Unversity of Cambridge, UK

2000 – 2004

PhD Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
(Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. Nick Gay) and GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK

1999 – 2000

Mphil Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, UK
(Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. Nick Gay)

1996 – 1999

Batchelor (Vordiplom) Biochemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany