Franz-Ulrich Hartl

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Franz-Ulrich Hartl

Max-Planck-Institut for Biochemistry

After receiving an MD and a doctorate in biochemistry from Heidelberg University in 1985, F. Ulrich Hartl worked with Walter Neupert in Munich and William Wickner at UCLA on intracellular protein transport. In 1991 he joined the faculty of Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York where he was tenured in 1993 and made HHMI investigator in 1994. Since 1997 he has been a Director at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried near Munich. Hartl’s research focuses on the role of molecular chaperones in protein folding and the mechanisms of diseases associated with protein aggregation. He has received several international prizes, including the Gairdner International Award, the Lasker Basic Medical Award, and the Breakthrough Prize in Lifesciences.
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