PD Dr. Tobias Dick

Tobias Dick

Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg
Phone: +49 (6221) 42-2320
E-mail: t.dick@dkfz.de

Position and Status

Department Head

Scholarships and awards

2017 - ERC Advanced Grant
2017 - Society for Free Radical Research Europe Basic Science Award
2009 - Chica- and Heinz-Schaller-Award for young scientists
2004 - Marie Curie Excellence Grant
1998 - 2000 -  Postdoctoral fellowship from the German Research Council (DFG)
1989 - 1994 - Scholarship from the 'Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes'

University training and degree

1994 - Diploma thesis with Hans-Georg Rammensee at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg
1989 - 1994 - Study program in Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin


Advanced academic qualifications

2009 - Habilitation in Biochemistry, Faculty of Biosciences, Heidelberg University
1997 - PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biochemistry, FU Berlin (summa cum laude); carried out in the laboratory of Hans-Georg Rammensee (German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg and Institute for Immunology, University of Tübingen)


Postgraduate professional career

2010 - Head of Divison 'Redox Regulation', German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg
2003 - 2009 - Independent Junior Group Leader, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg
1998 - 2002 - Postdoctoral Researcher, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University, New Haven, USA

Coordinating functions and editorial work

2014 - present - Co-founder and vice coordinator of the DFG-funded priority program SPP1710 “Dynamics of Thiol-Based Redox Switches in Cellular Physiology”
2011 - 2017 - Co-founder and vice coordinator of the Study Group ‘Redox Biology’ within the “German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology” (GBM)

Most important publications