CV Caroline Gutjahr

Academic career

  • Tenure Track Professor (W2->W3) for Plant Genetics at the Technical University Munich (since September 2017)

  • Emmy Noether groupleader at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (01/2015-08/2017)

  • Research groupleader at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (12/2011-12/2014)

  • PostDoc with Uta Paszkowski, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (2010-2011)

  • PhD thesis with Uta Paszkowski, University of Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland (10/2005-01/2010)

  • Marie Curie Fellow with Paola Bonfante, University of Torino, Italy (2004-2005)

  • Diploma thesis with Peter Nick, University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (2003)

  • Biology studies at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) and the University of Aberdeen (Scotland), including research internships in Sri Lanka and Brazil (1997-2002)

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2019 Member of Faculty Opinions

  • 2018 President’s Medal of the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB), UK

  • 2018 - present Member of the TUM Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)

  • 2017 ERC starting grant

  • 2017 Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award (by Plant Growth Regulation Society of America), USA

  • 2016 - present Member of AcademiaNet

  • 2015 - 2017 Member of Young Center of Advanced Studies (CASY), LMU Munich

  • 2014 Emmy Noether Fellowship of the German Research Council (DFG)

  • 2010 Young Researcher Excellence Award, University of Lausanne (Lausanne)

  • 2009 Doctoral fellow Société Académique Vaudoise (Switzerland)

  • 2008 Doctoral fellow Roche Foundation (Switzerland)

  • 2004 - 2008 Doctoral fellow German Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

  • 1999 - 2003 Student fellow German Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

  • 1999 - 2000 Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Editorial responsibilities

  • 2019 -          Review Editor eLife
  • 2019 -          Review Editor The Plant Cell
  • 2019 - 2020  Senior Editor Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • ad hoc Editor PLoS Genetics
  • 2018   Guest Editor (with Sebastian Schornack) Current Opinion in Plant Biology