Ulrike Gaul

Education
1988 PhD Biology, University of Tübingen, Germany
1985 Orals for MS Physics (Diplom), University of Tübingen,
Germany
1984 MS Biochemistry (Diplom), University of Tübingen, Germany
Academic positions
2009-present Alexander von Humboldt-Professor, CIPSM-Professor,
Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry, LMU Munich
2009-present Visiting Scholar, Janelia Farm Research Campus,
HHMI, Ashburn
2000-2009 Associate Professor, Head of Laboratory,
Rockefeller University, New York
1993-2000 Assistant Professor, Head of Laboratory,
Rockefeller University, New York
1989-1993 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Lab of Prof. Gerald Rubin,
University of California, Berkeley
1989 Visiting Scholar in the Lab of Prof. Garrett Odell,
University of Washington, Seattle
1985-1988 PhD Student and Postdoctoral Fellow in
the Lab of Prof. Herbert Jäckle,
Max-Planck-Institute of Developmental Biology, Tübingen
Awards & honors
2012 Elected Member, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
2008 Alexander von Humboldt-Professor
2007 Finalist, NIH Director’s Pioneer Award
1997 McKnight Scholar Award
1997 Klingenstein Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences
1997 Irma T Hirschl Career Scientist Award
1994 Sinsheimer Scholars Award
1991-1993 American Cancer Society, Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship
1989-1991 Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science,
University of California, Berkeley, Postdoctoral Fellowship
1989 Max-Planck Society, Postdoctoral Fellowship
1986-1987 German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung),
PhD Fellowship
1978-1985 German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung),
Predoctoral Fellowship
Memberships & Professional services
2012-present Speaker, Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM)
2010-present Member, Center of Nanoscience Munich (CeNS)
2009-present Member, Excellence Cluster "Center for Integrated Protein Science Munich" (CIPSM)
2009-present Member, International Max-Planck-Research School (IMPRS) “From Biology to Medicine”, Munich
2009-present Member, Strategy committee of the LMU Munich
2005-2007 Temporary member of the NDPR (Neurodifferentiation, Plasticity, and Regeneration) and GCAT (Genomics, Computational Biology and Technology) study sections, NIH
2000-2004 Member, Community Resources Committee of the Drosophila Board USA
1995-2008 Committee service at Rockefeller University, including Graduate Program Committee, Computing Services Committee, Bioimaging Committee, Friday Lecture Series Committee, various Search Committees
1993-1996 Academic Council, Rockefeller University, New York