Professor of Biochemistry

- Hans-Mühlenhoff Endowed 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)

Prof. Dr. Christian Ungermann

Academic Training and Positions

1988-1993                 Studies in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Tübingen and at   

                                  Oregon State University

1993                          Master of Science in Biochemistry and Biophysics (Oregon State University,

                                  Corvallis, U.S.A.)

1996                          PhD in Biology with Prof. Walter Neupert at the University of Munich

1996-1999                 Postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Prof. William Wickner, Department of

                                  Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, U.S.A.

1999-2005                 Group leader at the Biochemie Zentrum der Universität Heidelberg

2003                          Habilitation in Biochemistry

2006                          Full professor of Biochemistry at the Department of Biology/Chemistry,

                                  University of Osnabrück (Endowed chair of the Hans-Mühlenhoff foundation)

2008-2009                 Dean of the Department of Biology/Chemistry

2011-                         Speaker of the SFB 944 ‘Physiology and dynamics of cellular microcompartments’

2012-2016                 Member of the Senate of the University of Osnabrück

2018-                         Member of the Dean’s office

Funding record / Awards

1994-1996                Predoctoral Stipend of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

1997-1999                Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

1999-2004                Young investigator stipend of the DFG

2002-2004                Member of the EMBO Young Investigator programme

2004                         Heisenberg Stipend of the DFG

2004                         Schering Habilitation price of the GBM

2011-                        Speaker of the SFB 944

2016-2019                Member of the DFG Panel 201 (Biochemistry, Biophysics)

Other duties

Editorial Board member at Traffic (since 2016), Board member of the Universitätsgesellschaft Osnabrück (since 2014)


Christian Ungermann is married and has three children - and the dog Lucy (as shown).

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