Lennart Hilbert, PhD Physiology, BSc Physics (* Sept. 7, 1985)

Junior Professor Systems Biology/Bioinformatics (Tenure Track)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Research Group Leader, Institute of Biological and Chemical Systems – Biological Information Processing (IBCS-BIP)

Head of the Department of Systems Biology/Bioinformatics, Zoological Institute (ZOO-SBI)

Academic career

2018 – present, Junior Professor for Systems Biology/Bioinformatics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

2014 – 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Systems Biology Dresden, and Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, and Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany; Supervisors Nadine L. Vastenhouw and Vasily Zaburdaev

2010 – 2014, PhD Physiology, Dept. Physiology, McGill University, Centre for Applied Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, and Meakins-Christie Laboratories at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Thesis title “Reverse Engineering Smooth Muscle Molecular Mechanics”; Supervisors: Michael C. Mackey and Anne-Marie Lauzon

2008 – 2010, Visiting Research Student, Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Physiology and Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

2004 – 2008, BSc Physics, Bremen University, “Renormalization Theory for Hamiltonian Systems”; Supervisor: Peter Richter, Bremen, Germany

Project funding

2019 – 2022, DFG HI 2167/1-1 “Active microemulsification as a principle of chromatin organization and as an aspect of cell lineage specification”, priority program “Molecular mechanisms of functional phase separation”, in conjunction with DFG grant to Vasily Zaburdaev, FAU Erlangen

Fellowships and distinctions

2014 – 2017, ELBE postdoctoral fellowship (full salary)

2012 – 2014, Systems Biology Graduate Training Fellowship, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

2010 – 2012, Graduate Fellowship, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, awarded twice for one year

2010 – 2011, Graduate Fellowship, McGill Faculty of Medicine

2006 – 2010, Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Publication record on ORCID:  https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4478-5607