Department Antebi

Adam Antebi

Director

Nationality
US American

SCIENTIFIC CAREER

2016-2018Managing Director 
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2010-presentHonorary Professor
Universität Köln, Köln, Germany
2010-2012Managing Director
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Köln, Germany
2008-presentDirector 
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2007-2015Associate Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2004-2007Assistant Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
1997-2004Leader of Independent Group
Otto-Warburg Laboratories, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
1992-1997Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Edward M. Hedgecock, advisor, 
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
1985-1991Ph.D. student, Dr. Gerald Fink, advisor. Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
1983Undergraduate research, Dr. Robert Pasternack, advisor. 
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA , USA
1982Undergraduate 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, Ph.D.

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

Prizes / Awards

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

Scientific Activities / Memberships

2017Co-Organizer, Gordon Conference, Integrative Biology of Aging, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2017Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Stem Cells, Rejuvenation and Aging, Suzhou, China
2016Co-Organizer, 2nd Cologne Ageing Meeting, Cologne
2016-presentChair, Cologne Seminars on Ageing, Joint seminar series with U. of Cologne
2015Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou, China
2015Vice Chair, Gordon Conference Biology of Aging, Sunday River, USA
2015-presentEditorial Board, npj Mechanisms of Aging and Disease

2015-presentAdvisory Board, BIO-NRW, facilitating biotech start-ups in the state of Nordrheinwestphalen
2014-2015International Steering Committee for Ageing Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
2014-presentScientific Advisory Board, U. of Lyon, Institute NeuroMyoGene, Lyon, France
2014Scientific Advisory Board, Aging training grant, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
2013-presentCo-director, Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research Ph.D. Program   
2013Co-Organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou, China
2013Co-Organizer, Ernst Klenk Symposium, Systems Biology in Translational Medicine
2013Scientific Advisory Board, Nathan Shock Center, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
2013Ad-hoc Reviewer, European Research Council
2011Co-Organizer, Cologne Spring Meeting 2011: Model Systems of Aging, Cologne, Germany
2011Co-Organizer, Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease, Bonn, Germany
2011-presentCologne Strategic Alliance, board of major institutes surrounding Cologne-Bonn-Aachen
2011-presentAd-hoc Reviewer, Deutsch Forschung Gemeinschaft
2010-presentDirector, International Max Planck Research School Ph.D. program
2010-presentExecutive Advisory Board, Center of Excellence Cluster on Age-related disease, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
2010Scientific Advisory Board, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Friedrich-Miescher-Institute, Basel, Switzerland
2009-2014Scientific Advisory Board, Fritz-Lippman-Institut, Leibniz Institute for Aging Research, Jena, Germany