Sylvia Erhardt

Sylvia Erhardt

Heidelberg (Germany)
ZMBH, Heidelberg University

Sylvia Erhardt, PhD
ZMBH, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, CellNetworks
Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 282, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
++49 (0)6221 546898 (phone), ++49 (0)6221 545892 (fax)

1998 Diploma thesis at the University of Heidelberg with Prof. Renato Paro
1999-2003 PhD at the University of Cambridge (UK) with Prof. Azim Surani
2003-2007 Postdoc, University of Berkeley, CA (USA) with Prof. Gary Karpen
2008-2016 Independent junior group leader of the Excellence cluster CellNetworks
at the ZMBH, University of Heidelberg and DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance.
Since 2017 W2 Professorship (6 year term) at the University of Heidelberg.

Centromeric chromatin and chromosome segregation in normal cells and tumors, Epigenetics, DNA damage repair, and Non-coding RNAs, RNA and protein modifications

2016 Performance award from the University of Heidelberg
2015 ERC Consolidator grant (activation date: July 2016)
2015 Hella Bühler Prize for Cancer research from the University of Heidelberg
2007 Pathway of Independence grant from the NIH, USA (not activated)
2003-2006 Wellcome Trust International Post-doc Research Fellowship, UK
2002 Darwin Travel Award, Cambridge, UK
1999-2002 Ph.D.-fellowship of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, Germany
1998 Diploma with distinction, University of Heidelberg, Germany