Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Positions held

Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) gGmbH / Excellence Center for Life Sciences, Mainz, Germany:

Since 2010

Director of Scientific Management

Key responsibilities:

  • Business development, incl. strategic planning, inter-institutional relations, benchmarking & reporting
  • Communications, including corporate identity & branding
  • Event management
  • Fundraising & management of extramural project funding
  • Recruitment, training & career development

Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain:

2008 – 2010

Director of Scientific Management

Center for Brain Research (CBR) of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria:

2005 – 2008

Research Group Leader and Habilitation in Neuroscience (8th July 2008)

Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany:

2004 – 2005

Manager of a large European project: approx. 150 participating scientists in 7 countries; budget €12.5m

2000 – 2003

Public Relations Manager and Technology Transfer Officer for the Max Planck Institute

1999 – 2002

Postdoctoral Researcher in the group of Prof. Dr Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard; Nobel laureate 1995

Education

University of Applied Sciences, Mainz, Germany:

2011 – 2014

Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration, Grade: 1.2 (Sehr gut)

Department of Biochemistry, Medical Sciences Institute, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK:

1995 – 1998

PhD in Biochemistry

1994 – 1995

MSc in Biochemistry

Additional current appointments (Selection)

Research Consortium “GeneRED: Gene Regulation in Evolution & Development”, Mainz, Germany:

Since 2014

General Manager (Geschäftsführer) of the Forschungsschwerpunkt GeneRED, a joint initiative between the University Mainz and IMB

University of Applied Sciences Bingen, Germany:

Since 2015

Guest Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) for the BSc programmes in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
Lectures and Practical Courses on Event and Project Management, Science Communication, and Fundraising

University of Trento, Italy:

Since 2011

External Member of the Committee of the International Doctoral School of Biomolecular Sciences

Since 2010

Guest Lecturer in the International Doctoral School of Biomolecular Sciences of the University’s Centre for Integrative Biology
Lectures and Practical Courses on Science Communication, Science Management, Fundraising, as well as Strategic Career Planning and Career Development

Department of Biology, University of Padua, Italy:

Since 2009

Visiting Professor in the Department of Biology
Lectures and Practical Courses on Science Communication, Science Management, Fundraising, as well as Strategic Career Planning and Career Development

For a list of prizes and awards Ralf Dahm has received, please click here.