Erhard Bremer

Curriculum vitae

  • Studied Microbiology at the University of Tübingen (Diplom in Biology; 1980)
  • PhD studies at the Max-Planck Institute for Biology under the guidance of Prof. Ulf Henning (1980-1981)
  • PhD from the University of Tübingen (1982)
  • Postdoctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA (group of Prof. Tom Silhavy); fellowships from the DFG and the DAAD (1982-1984)
  • Staff Scientist (C1/C2) at the University of Konstanz (Group of Prof. Winfried Boos) (1984-1992)
  • Habilitation for the fields of Microbiology and Genetics (1989)
  • Offer for a tenured Associated Professorship (C3), University of Saarbrücken; declined (1992)
  • Tenured Head (C3) of the research group “Osmoregulation” at the Max-Planck Institute for terrestrial Microbiology (Dept for Biochemistry; Prof. Rolf Thauer), Marburg (1992-1995)
  • Adjunct professor at the Dept. of Biology, University of Marburg (1993-1995)
  • Full professor (C4) for Molecular Microbiology, Dept. of Biology, University of Marburg (1996-2020)
  • Offer for a Full Professorship (C4) at the LMU (München); declined (2002)
  • Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center (SFB-395) “Soil Microbiology” (2000-2007)
  • Vice-speaker/speaker of the Collaborative Research Center (SFB-987) “Microbial Diversity in Environmental Signal Response) (2012-2019)
  • Elected as member of the “European Academy of Microbiology (EAM) (2011)
  • Elected as Fellow, “American Academy of Microbiology” (AAM) (2015)
  • Visiting Fellow, Princeton University (Dept of Molecular Biology) (05/2013- 10/2013)
  • Senior Professor and guest at the Center for “Synthetic Microbiology” (SYNMIKRO), University of Marburg (2020-current)