Department Antebi

Adam Antebi

Director

Nationality
US American

Scientific Career

2010-present

Honorary Professor
University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2010-'12

Managing Director
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany

2008-present

Director
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany

2007-present 

Associate Professor
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

2004-'07

Assistant Professor
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

1997-'04

Leader of Independent Group
Otto-Warburg Laboratories, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

1992-'97

Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Edward M. Hedgecock, advisor,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

1985-'91

Ph.D. student, Dr. Gerald Fink, advisor.
Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

1983

Undergraduate research, Dr. Robert Pasternack, advisor.
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA , USA

1982

Undergraduate research, Dr. Martin Weigert, advisor.
Fox Chase Institute of Cancer Research, Fox Chase, PA, USA

Education

1985-91

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Cambridge, MA, Ph.D.

1979-83

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, B.A. with distinction in Biochemistry

Prizes / Awards

2009

Runnstrom Lecture, Wenner-Gren Institute, University of Stockholm, Sweden

2007-'11

Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging

2007

Debakey Excellence in Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine

2005-'07

American Federation of Aging Research/Glenn Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award

2005-'06

Baylor College of Medicine Seed Fund Award

1995-'97

National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Training Grant

1992-'95

Damon-Runyon-Walter-Winchell Cancer Research Fund Post-doctoral Fellowship

1985-'87

Beinecke Pre-Doctoral Scholar

1982-'83

Beinecke Undergraduate Scholar

1983

Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa

1981-'82

Babette Spiegel Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

1980-'81

Anthony Beekman Poole Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Scientific Activities / Memberships

present-2017

Co-Organizer, Gordon Conference Biology of Aging

2014

Commission for Director, MPI for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

2013-present

Scientfific Advisory Board, U. of Lyon,  Institute NeuroMyoGene, Lyon, France

2013-present

Co-Director, Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research, PhD Program

2013

Scientific Advisory Board, Nathan Shock Center, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

2013

Ad-hoc Reviewer, European Research Council

2012-'13

Co-organizer, Ernst Klenk Symposium, Systems Biology in Translational Medicine

2012-'13

Co-organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou

2011-'12

Commission for Directorship of the Fritz Lipmann Institute

2011-present

Ad-hoc Reviewer, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2011-present

Editorial Board, Worm

2011-present

Commission for Director, Caesar Institute, Bonn, Germany

2011

Commission for Professorship in Systems Biology of Aging, Cologne University

2010-2012

Executive Advisory Board, Center of Excellence Cluster on Age-related disease, Univ. of Cologne, Germany

2010-'11

Co-Organizer, Cologne Spring Meeting 2011: Model Systems of Aging, Cologne, Germany

2010-'11

Co-Organizer, Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease, Bonn, Germany

2010

Scientific Advisory Board, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Friedrich-Miescher-Institute, Basel, Switzerland

2009-present

Scientific Advisory Board, Fritz-Lippman-Institut, Leibniz Institute for Aging Research, Jena, Germany

2006-present

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Aging Cell

2005-'08

American Federation for Aging Research, study section reviewer

2005-'07

Organizing Committee of International Worm Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2005-'06

Section Editor, Aging Cell

2005

NIH ad-hoc study section reviewer, Development and Aging

2005

NSF ad-hoc grant reviewer

2003

Advisory Guest, Max Planck Commission on Gerontology, Munich

2002

Scientific Advisory Board, Wellcome Trust Grant on Functional Genomics of Aging

1997-'98

Consultant, Devgen Corporation