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Stefan Pöhlmann

Deutsches Primatenzentrum

Name Prof. Dr. rer. nat Stefan Pöhlmann


Date of birth 27.05.1970

Work address: Infection Biology Unit, Deutsches Primatenzentrum – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

Current position: Full Professor and Head of Infection Biology Unit


Research focus

• Host cell interactions of corona- and influenza viruses

• Proteolytic activation of viral glycoproteins

• Innate immune responses against respiratory viruses

• Non-human primate models for corona- and influenza virus infection


Academic Education

1996 - 2000 Ph.D. thesis at the Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology, University Erlangen-Nürnberg

1989 - 1996 Study of Biology, University Erlangen-Nürnberg


Scientific Degrees

2004 Habilitation in Virology, University Erlangen-Nürnberg

2000 Dissertation, Dr. rer. nat, summa cum laude, University Erlangen-Nürnberg


Professional Career

Since 2010 Professorship (W3), German Primate Center and Georg-August-University Göttingen

2007 - 2010 Professorship (W2), Institute of Virology, Hannover Medical School

2003 - 2007 Head of a DFG junior research group within SFB 466, University Erlangen-Nürnberg

2000 - 2003 Postdoctoral fellow at University of Pennsylvania, USA

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