Prof. Ungermann



Professor of Biochemistry
-Hans-Mühlenhoff Edowed Chair-
University of Osnabrück
Department of Biology/Chemistry
Biochemisty section
Barbarastrasse 13
49076 Osnabrück, Germany

Tel.: +49-541-969-2752 (direct) / -2794 (secretary)

Fax: +49-541-969-2884

E-Mail: cu[a]

Office hours: Thursday noon-1 pm (or by arrangement)

Academic Training and activities

Studies in Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tübingen and Oregon State University (1988-1993); PhD with Walter Neupert, Munich (1993-1996); Postdoc with Bill Wickner, Dartmouth Medical School, USA (1997-1999); Group leader at BZH, University of Heidelberg (1999-2005); Professor of Biochemistry, University of Osnabrück (since 2005)

Dean of the faculty (2008-2009; 2019-2020); Member of the Senate (2015-2018)

Speaker of the SFB 944 (2011-2022); Member of the DFG panel Life Science, Biochemistry & Biophysics (2016-2024); Speaker of the SFB 1557 (2023-2026)

Funding record / Awards

Predoctoral Stipend of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (1994-1996); Postdoctoral Fellowship of DFG (1997-1999); Young investigator stipend of the DFG (1999-2004); Member of the EMBO Young Investigator programme (2002-2004); Heisenberg Stipend of the DFG (2004-2005); Schering Habilitation price of the GBM (2005)

Other duties

Editorial Board member at Traffic (since 2016) and Mol. Biol. Cell (since 2020); Board member of the Universitätsgesellschaft Osnabrück (since 2014)


Christian Ungermann is married, and he and his wife have three children. They also take care of the dog Margo(t), 150.000 bees, three chicken, and some hundred worms.