Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

Patrick Cramer

Winner 2021 2021 Life Sciences

Patrick Cramer studied chemistry at Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Bristol and Cambridge. After his doctorate at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Grenoble he joined Roger Kornberg as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. In 2001, he obtained a tenure-track professorship at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and became a full professor of biochemistry there in 2004. He served as director of the Gene Center Munich (2004-2013) and as Chair of EMBL Council (2016-2019). Since 2014 he is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen.

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