Staff

Portrait von Kay Grünewald © Gisela Köhler
Head of Department Structural Cell Biology of Viruses

Curriculum vitae

2024-2025: Deputy Scientific Director; Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Hamburg, Germany

2022-2023: Scientific Director; Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Hamburg, Germany

2020-2021: Deputy Scientific Director; Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Hamburg, Germany

2017-2021: Visiting Professor of Structural Cell Biology; University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Since 2014: Faculty Member, Director of multi-user Electron Cryo-Microscopy (Cryo-EM) Facility, and Co-Director of Advanced Light and Fluorescence Microscopy (ALFM) Facility; Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Hamburg, Germany

2013-2018: Associated Scientist; Diamond Light Source, Harwell, United Kingdom

2013-2017: Professor of Structural Cell Biology; University of Oxford, United Kingdom

2009-2017: Senior Group Leader and Head of Oxford Particle Imaging Centre; University of Oxford, Division of Structural Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

2004-2009: Junior Research Group Leader; Emmy Noether Group of German Research Foundation (DFG), Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

2004: Scientist; Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

2002-2003: Postdoctoral Fellow; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA with Dr. Alasdair C. Steven (Laboratory Structural Biology Research)

2001: Postdoctoral Fellow; Friedrich Schiller University Jena, and Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany with Prof. Wolfgang Baumeister

1997-2000: Doctorate in Biology (Dr. rer. nat.) with Prof. Wolfram Braune, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany; 1997/1998 research stays with Prof. Joseph Hirschberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1991-1996: Studies of Biology (Diploma), Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany