Wieland B. Huttner
Born on February 15, 1950 in Hanover. Study of medicine in Hamburg and Oxford, doctorate Hamburg Univ. (1976), post-doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine and at Yale Univ., head of a junior research group at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, German Habilitation in physio-logical chemistry Würzburg Univ. (1985), group head at European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Full Professor and Head of the Institute for Neurobiology Heidelberg Univ. (1991), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (since 1998), Honorary Professor for Neurobiology at Dresden University of Technology. Chair of the Scientific Council of the Max Planck Society since 2009.