CV Silja wessler

2010 -
Professor for Microbiology, Paris-Lodron University Salzburg, Austria. 

2008 - 2010
Privatdozent (eq. Adj. Prof.) at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 

2008
Habilitation in “Cell Biology” at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 

2004 - 2010
Head of the independent Junior Research Group "Cellular Aspects of Pathogen-Host Interaction", Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen, Germany. 

2003
Guest Scientist in the lab of Stephan Feller, Cancer Research UK, Oxford, UK. 

2003 - 2004
Wissenschaftliche Hochschulassistentin (C1, eq. Asst. Prof.), Institute of Experimental Internal Medicine, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany. 

2001 - 2003
PostDoc, Schering Aktiengesellschaft, Department of Female Health Care, Berlin, Germany. Research on "New Subtypes and Mechanisms of the Estrogen Receptor" 

2001
PostDoc, Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Research on "Helicobacter pylori-induced COX-2 gene expression in the pathogenesis of inflammatory and neoplastic changes in the human stomach" 

1997 - 2001
Dr. rer. nat. in Biology (eq. Ph.D.), Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Title: Mechanisms of Helicobacter pylori-induced signal transduction in epithelial cells (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Naumann). 

1996 - 1997
Diploma in Biology (eq. M. Sci. in Biology), Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Title: Activation of transcription factors in epithelial cells after infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Naumann). 

1992 - 1997
University of Bielefeld and Free University of Berlin, Germany.

 

Scholarships/Stipends

2001 - 2003  
Postdoctoral fellowship of the Schering Research Foundation.

2001
Postdoctoral Scholarship of the Max-Planck Foundation.

1998 - 2000
Scholarship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie. 

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