Department Antebi

Adam Antebi

Managing Director

Nationality
USA

SCIENTIFIC CAREER

2021-present Managing Director
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2016-2018 Managing Director 
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2017-present Co-director, Undergraduate fellowship program, MPI-AGE, Cologne, Germany
2016-present Chair, Cologne Seminars on Ageing, Joint seminar series with University of Cologne
2013-aktuell Co-Director, Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research Ph.D. Program
2010-present Director, International Max Planck Research School, Ph.D. Program
2010-present Honorary Professor
University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
2010-2012 Managing Director
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2008-present Director 
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2007-2015 Associate Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
2004-2007 Assistant Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
1997-2004 Leader of Independent Group
Otto-Warburg Laboratories, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
1992-1997 Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Edward M. Hedgecock, advisor, 
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
1985-1991 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

1985-1991

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

1979-1983 Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA, B.A. with distinction in Biochemistry

Prizes / Awards

2021 Bennett J. Cohen Research in Aging Award
2019 Recipient of ERC Advanced Grant
2016 Elected Member of European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
2016 Allianz/Associations de Prevoyance Sante (ADPS) Longevity Research Award, Paris, France
2009 Runnstrom Lecture, Wenner-Gren Institute, University of Stockholm, Sweden
2007-2011 Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging
2007 Debakey Excellence in Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine
2005-2007 American Federation of Aging Research/Glenn Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award
2005-2006 Baylor College of Medicine Seed Fund Award
1995-1997 National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Training Grant
1992-1995 Damon-Runyon-Walter-Winchell Cancer Research Fund Post-doctoral Fellowship
1985-1987 Beinecke Pre-Doctoral Scholar
1982-1983 Beinecke Undergraduate Scholar
1983 Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa
1981-1982 Babette Spiegel Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA
1980-1981 Anthony Beekman Poole Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA

Scientific Activities / Memberships

2021 Co-Organizer, MPI-AGE-Babraham Retreat, virtual
2020 - present Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Research on Productive Aging, Japan
2018 Co-Organizer, Nothobranchius symposium, Cologne, Germany
2017 Co-Organizer, Gordon Conference, Integrative Biology of Aging, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2017 Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Stem Cells, Rejuvenation and Aging, Suzhou, China
2016 Co-Organizer, 2nd Cologne Ageing Meeting, Cologne, Germany
2016-present Chair, Cologne Seminars on Ageing, Joint seminar series with University of Cologne, Germany
2015 Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou, China
2015 Vice Chair, Gordon Conference Biology of Aging, Sunday River, USA
2015-2019 Editorial Board, npj Mechanisms of Aging and Disease
2015-present Advisory Board, BIO-NRW, facilitating biotech start-ups in the state of North Rhine Westfalia, Germany
2014-2015 International Steering Committee for Ageing Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
2014-present Scientific Advisory Board, University of Lyon, Institute NeuroMyoGene, Lyon, France
2014 Scientific Advisory Board, Aging training grant, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
2013-present Co-director, Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research Ph.D. Program, Germany
2013 Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou, China
2013 Co-Organizer, Ernst Klenk Symposium, Systems Biology in Translational Medicine
2013 Scientific Advisory Board, Nathan Shock Center, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
2013 Ad-hoc Reviewer, European Research Council
2011 Co-Organizer, Cologne Spring Meeting 2011: Model Systems of Aging, Cologne, Germany
2011 Co-Organizer, Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease, Bonn, Germany
2011-present Cologne Strategic Alliance, board of major institutes surrounding Cologne-Bonn-Aachen
2011-present Ad-hoc Reviewer, Deutsch Forschung Gemeinschaft
2010-present Director, International Max Planck Research School Ph.D. program
2010-present Executive Advisory Board, Center of Excellence Cluster on Age-related disease, University of Cologne, Germany
2010 Scientific Advisory Board, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Friedrich-Miescher-Institute, Basel, Switzerland
2009-2014 Scientific Advisory Board, Fritz-Lippman-Institut, Leibniz Institute for Aging Research, Jena, Germany
2003 Advisory Guest, Max Planck Commission on Gerontology, Munich, Germany
2002 Scientific Advisory Board, Wellcome Trust Grant on Functional Genomics of Aging