Dominik Boos


Prof. Dr. rer.nat. Dominik Boos
Work address: University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Molecular Genetics II
Universitätsstr. 2-5
45141 Essen
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Current position: Professor of molecular Genetics,
Principal Investigator
FOR 2800 Project

Mutual Impact of replication origin firing regulation and mitotic chromosome segregation
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Academic education
1996-2002 Study of Biology (Dipl.), University of Tübingen, Germany
Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim
Scientific Degrees
2002-2007 PhD, Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany/Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
PhD thesis in the lab of Dr. Olaf Stemmann, MPI department of Prof. Dr. Stefan Jentsch (official PhD mentor)
Scientific career
2007-2014 Post-doctoral fellow with John FX Diffley, London Research Institute; Clare Hall Laboratories, UK
since 2014 Independent Junior Group Leader at the Centre of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB), University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
2015-2021 Professor (W1) of Molecular Genetics II, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
since 2021 Professor of Molecular Genetics II, University of Duisburg-Essen
Additional information
2007-2009 Post-doctoral fellowship, Cancer Research UK
2009-2011 EMBO Long-Term Fellowship
2013 Sir Henry Dale Fellowship (declined; Royal Society of London and Welcome Trust (app. € 1 Mio for 5 years)
2014-2020 NRW Rückkehrerförderprogramm, Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia (€ 1.25 Mio)