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Curriculum Vitae

Summerer, Daniel, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Chair for Chemical Biology of Nucleic Acids


Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,

TU Dortmund University,

D-44227 Dortmund

Phone.: + 49-231-7558847



Academic Education

03/2000 - 10/2000 Diploma Thesis in Org. Chemistry, University of Bonn
10/1997 - 09/2000  Biology Studies (partial), University of Bonn
10/1994 - 03/2000  Chemistry Studies, University of Bonn


Academic Degrees


Dr. rer. nat., University of Bonn
with Prof. Dr. A. Marx


Career Stages

since 09/2015  Professor for Chemical Biology of Nucleic Acids,
TU Dortmund University, Germany
10/2014 - 03/2015
and 10/2013 - 03/2014
Acting Professor of Organic Chemistry
(Chair for Chemistry of Heterocycles),
University of Konstanz, Germany.
01/2011 - 08/2015 Research Fellow (Group Leader) at the Zukunftskolleg,
University of Konstanz, Germany.
07/2007 - 12/2010 Head of Application Development
(Biotech Industry, Heidelberg & Lexington (USA)
09/2006 - 07/2007 Project Manager,
(Biotech Industry, Heidelberg & Lexington (USA)
05/2004 - 08/2006  Research Associate, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla (USA).
with Prof. P.G.Schultz.
11/2000 - 03/2004 Doctoral Thesis at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry,
University of Bonn. with Prof. A. Marx


Selected Honors/Awards

2016 ERC Consolidator Grant (EPICODE)
2015    Hellmut-Bredereck Price of the GDCh
2011  Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg, Konstanz
2004 Feodor-Lynen-Fellow (Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation)
2004 Klaus Grohe Price of the GDCh
2004 Doctorate with “summa cum laude