Michael A. Rieger

Curriculum Vitae

Nov 2012-             Professor at the LOEWE Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Frankfurt, located at the Department of Hematology/oncology, Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany
Basic Mechanisms in Stem Cell Biology

2009-2012:           Independent Principal Investigator at the Georg Speyer Haus – Institute for Biomedical Research, Frankfurt, Germany
Stem Cell Self-renewal and Differentiation

2008:                     Two month research visit at Professor Lothar Hennighausen´s Laboratory of Genetics and Physiology, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
STAT5A/B in hematopoiesis

2005-2009:           PostDoc of the independent research group for Hematopoiesis headed by Dr. Timm Schroeder at the Institute of Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany
Long-term time-lapse bioimaging of single hematopoietic stem cells: Novel insights into the control of fate decisions

2004-2005:           PostDoc at the Institute of Immunology , Medical Faculty Carl-Gustav-Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Identification and validation of novel tumour-associated proteins for therapy and diagnosis of cancer

2001-2004:           Ph.D. thesis at the Institute of Immunology , Medical Faculty Carl-Gustav-Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Germany:
“CYP4Z1 and CYP4Z2P: Identification of novel members of the human cytochrome P450 family with preferential expression in mammary gland and breast carcinoma“
(summa cum laude)

1995-2000:           Study in Biology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany with specialisation in Human Genetics, Immunology, Biochemistry and Genetics

o   Diploma thesis at the Institute of Molecular Immunology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany:
“Molecular and functional analyses of tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes of a prostate carcinoma”

Patent Applications

Committees/Memberships

since 2013             Task Force member German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) for “Acute Leukemias”

since 2013             Steering committee member German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) for Frankfurt/Mainz

since 2011             German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) representative of Frankfurt/Mainz for “Stem Cells in Oncology”

since 2011             Editorial board member PlosOne

since 2009             Member of the “Faculty of 1000 Medicine”

since 2008             Scientific journal and conference reviewer

since 2008             Moderator of European Stem Cell Portal (EuroStemCell) for “Live Cell Imaging”

Scientific meeting organization

2015                      Co-Organization of the German Stem Cell Network Annual Meeting

2014                      Organizer of the CGT Summer School, Bad Nauheim

2014                      Organizer of the 6th UCT Science Day, Frankfurt

2013                      Organizer of the 5th UCT Science Day, Frankfurt

2012                      Joint Annual Meeting German Society for Cell and Gene Therapy

2012                      Scientific committee of the 4th UCT Science Day, Frankfurt

2011                      Scientific committee of the 3rd UCT Science Day, Frankfurt

2010                      Minisymposium “Stem Cell Biology Meets Imaging”, Frankfurt

Travel/Conference Awards

2003                      European Union (EU) Conference Grant
“13th International Conference on Cytochromes P450” in Prague, Czech Republic

2004                      GlaxoSmithKline Travel Award
“Microsomes and Drug Oxidations 2004” in Mainz, Germany

2006                      Poster Award of the German Academy of Science Leopoldina
“Embryonic and Somatic Stem Cells – Regenerative Systems for Cell and Tissue Repair” in Dresden, Germany

2007                      GlaxoSmithKline Travel Award
“ISSCR annual meeting 2007” in Cairns, Australia

2007                      International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Travel Award
“ISSCR annual meeting 2007” in Cairns, Australia

2007                      International Society of Experimental Hematology (ISEH) Travel Award
“ISEH annual meeting 2007” in Hamburg, Germany

2007                      Nominee for the international New Investigator Award of the International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH) in Hamburg

2008                      International Society of Experimental Hematology (ISEH) Travel Award
“ISEH annual meeting 2008” in Boston, USA

Publications

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