Research fellows, Fellowship awardees, Junior research group leaders

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf hosts several junior research group leaders who have successfully obtained independend thirdparty funding in highly competitive calls. Please find a description of their research work and accomplishments below.

Emmy Noether Programme - German Research Foundation (DFG)

Dr. Manuel Etzkorn
Time-optimized NMR spectroscopy for the investigation of challenging biological systems
Funded since 2013

Dr. Eva Nowack
Early Steps in Organelle Evolution
Funded since 2014

Heisenberg-Programme - German Research Foundation (DFG)

PD Dr. Maria A. de Souza Silva
Cognitive and physiological funktions of neurokinin receptors
Funded since 2013

NRW-Returning Scientist Programme

Jun.Prof. Dr. Ute Scholl
Experimental Nephrology and Hypertension
Funded since 2013

Liebig Fellowship - Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

Jun. Prof. Dr. Ingrid Span
Structure and function of metalloproteins
Funded since 2015

Freigeist Fellowship - VolkswagenStiftung

Dr. Marijn van Wingerden
The Neural Basis of Social Valuation – the Confluence of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics
Funded since 2014

Lichtenberg Professorship - VolkswagenStiftung

Jun. Prof. Dr. Esther Florin
Spontaneous brain activity in healthy subjects and Parkinson's disease
Funded since 2016

Junior Research Group - German cancer consortium for translational cancer research

Dr. Marc Remke
Pediatric Neuro-Oncogenomics
Funded since 2014


Former HHU Research group leaders

Prof. Dr. Karl Sebastian Lang, Sofja Kavalevskaja Award winner 2008

Prof. Dr. Philipp Alexander Lang, Sofja Kavalevskaja Award winner 2010

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmiedeberg, Emmy-Noether-Programm der DFG, 2011 - 2015

Prof. Dr. Daniel Schubert, Boehringer Ingelheim Nachwuchsgruppe, 2011 - 2015

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