Dr. Dominik Paquet

Dominik Paquet, Dr. rer. nat.

Professor of Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU), Munich

Scientific vita

2011 – 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Brain Development and Repair,
The Rockefeller University, New York, USA; Mentor: Marc Tessier-Lavigne

2009 – 2011

Postdoctoral Fellow, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE),
Munich, Germany; Mentors: Thomas Misgeld, Christian Haass

2005 – 2009

PhD Thesis (summa cum laude), Department of Biochemistry,
Adolf-Butenandt-Institute, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU), Munich, Germany;
Mentor: Christian Haass

2004 – 2005

Diploma Thesis, MRC Centre for Developmental Genetics,
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom; Mentor: Henry Roehl

1999 – 2004

Studies of Biology (summa cum laude),
University of Tuebingen, Germany

Fellowships

  • Druckenmiller Postdoctoral Fellowship, The New York Stem Cell Foundation
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • PhD-Fellowship, Universität Bayern e.V. (Graduiertenförderung nach dem Bayerischen Eliteförderungsgesetz)
  • Diploma Thesis Fellowship, German academic exchange service (DAAD)
  • Diploma Thesis Fellowship, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Awards

  • Best poster award, The New York Stem Cell Foundation Innovators Retreat 2016
  • Best talk award, The New York Stem Cell Foundation Innovators Retreat 2015
  • Award for ‘Intelligible Science’, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, 2010
  • Finalist at Deutscher Studienpreis 2010, Körber-Stiftung, 2010
  • Best talk award, Interact-Meeting Munich 2009
  • International Leda-Hanin-Award of the Cornelli Foundation, AD/PD-Meeting 2009
  • International Verum Award of the Verum Foundation, 2009
  • 1st Young Investigator Award of the Universität Bayern e.V., 2008
  • Travel award, The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 2007