Department Antebi

Adam Antebi

Managing Director

US American


2010-'12Managing Director 
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2007-presentAssociate Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
2004-'07Assistant Professor 
Huffington Center on Aging and Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
1997-'04Leader of Independent Group
Otto-Warburg Laboratories, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
1992-'97Post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Edward M. Hedgecock, advisor, 
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
1985-'91Ph.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



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

1979-83Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, B.A. with distinction in Biochemistry

Prizes / Awards

2009Runnstrom Lecture, Wenner-Gren Institute, University of Stockholm, Sweden
2007-'11Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging
2007Debakey Excellence in Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine
2005-'07American Federation of Aging Research/Glenn Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award
2005-'06Baylor College of Medicine Seed Fund Award
1995-'97National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Training Grant
1992-'95Damon-Runyon-Walter-Winchell Cancer Research Fund Post-doctoral Fellowship
1985-'87Beinecke Pre-Doctoral Scholar
1982-'83Beinecke Undergraduate Scholar
1983Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa
1981-'82Babette Spiegel Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
1980-'81Anthony Beekman Poole Scholar, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Scientific Activities / Memberships

present-2017Co-Organizer, Gordon Conference Biology of Aging
2014Commission for Director, MPI for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
2013-presentScientfific Advisory Board, U. of Lyon, Institute NeuroMyoGene, Lyon, France
2013-presentCo-Director, Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research, PhD Program
2013Scientific Advisory Board, Nathan Shock Center, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
2013Ad-hoc Reviewer, European Research Council
2012-'13Co-organizer, Ernst Klenk Symposium, Systems Biology in Translational Medicine
2012-'13Co-organizer, East Asia Cold Spring Harbor Meeting, Molecular basis of aging and disease, Suzhou
2011-'12Commission for Directorship of the Fritz Lipmann Institute
2011-presentAd-hoc Reviewer, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2011-presentEditorial Board, Worm
2011-presentCommission for Director, Caesar Institute, Bonn, Germany
2011Commission for Professorship in Systems Biology of Aging, Cologne University
2010-2012Executive Advisory Board, Center of Excellence Cluster on Age-related disease, Univ. of Cologne, Germany
2010-'11Co-Organizer, Cologne Spring Meeting 2011: Model Systems of Aging, Cologne, Germany
2010-'11Co-Organizer, Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease, Bonn, Germany
2010Scientific Advisory Board, Ad-hoc Reviewer, Friedrich-Miescher-Institute, Basel, Switzerland
2009-presentScientific Advisory Board, Fritz-Lippman-Institut, Leibniz Institute for Aging Research, Jena, Germany
2006-presentCo-Editor-in-Chief, Aging Cell
2005-'08American Federation for Aging Research, study section reviewer
2005-'07Organizing Committee of International Worm Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2005-'06Section Editor, Aging Cell
2005NIH ad-hoc study section reviewer, Development and Aging
2005NSF ad-hoc grant reviewer
2003Advisory Guest, Max Planck Commission on Gerontology, Munich
2002Scientific Advisory Board, Wellcome Trust Grant on Functional Genomics of Aging
1997-'98Consultant, Devgen Corporation