Curriculum Vitae

Heinrich Betz
Personal data
Name:Heinrich Betz
Date of birth:September 20, 1944
Place of birth:Reutlingen, Germany
Nationality:German
  
  
  
   
Education
1963 - 1971University of Tübingen and University of Munich
1969Diploma (MSc) in Biochemistry, University of Tübingen
1971Staatsexamen in Medicine and M.D., University of Tübingen
  
Professional Experience
1971 - 1972 Medizinalassistent, University of Tübingen
1972 - 1976 Post-Doc in Biochemistry, University of Freiburg
1976 - 1979 Research Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the Molecular Neurobiology Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
1977 Habilitation at the University of Freiburg
1979 - 1983 Group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich
1983 - 1986 Associate Professor (C3) for Neurobiology at the Center of Molecular Biology, University of Heidelberg, (ZMBH)
1986 - 1990 Full Professor (C4) for Molecular Neurobiology and Neuropharmacology at ZMBH, Heidelberg
1990 - 2009 Director of the Department of Neurochemistry at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Since 1993 Adjunct Professor for Biochemistry, University of Frankfurt
   
Fellowships and Awards
1969 - 1971 Pre-doctoral Fellowship (Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover)
1975 Goedecke Research Award (University of Freiburg)
1976 - 1978 Post-doctoral Fellowship (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn)
1978 - 1983 Heisenberg-Fellowship (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn)
1983 Carl-Duisberg Memorial Prize (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Dortmund)
1988 Wilhelm-Feldberg Prize (Cambridge, U.K.)
1988 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Award 1989 (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn)
1988 Academia Europea
1990 Alexander-von-Humboldt Research Prize (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Grenoble, France)
1992 First C. Hirth Memorial Lecturer (University of Strasbourg, France)
1996 A. J. Carlson Memorial Lecturer (University of Chicago, USA)
1998 Neuronal Plasticity Prize (Fondation IPSEN Paris, shared with U. McMahan and G. Fischbach)
2002 Pfizer lecturer of the Society for Neuroscience (Orlando, Fla.)
2008 Nature Mentoring Life-Time Award Germany (Berlin)

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