Alexandra Halberstam


Academic positionCurrently without academic position
Research fieldsCell Biology
KeywordsIncarceration, Mental Health, Holocaust, Epigenetics, Psychiatry
Honours and awards

2022: Edgar J. Boell Prize (excellence in senior research)

2022: John Addison Porter Prize in American History (best essay on political, constitutional, or economic history, condition, or future of the United States)

2022: Martin Klein & George Rosen Prize (most outstanding senior essay in history of medicine)

2022: Roosevelt L. Thompson Prize (public service & promise for moral leadership in public sphere)

2022: summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with distinction in both majors

2022: William R. Belknap Prize (academic excellence in Biology)

Current contact address

InstitutionMax-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie (Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Psychiatrie)
InstituteDepartment of Translational Research in Psychiatry

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth BinderDepartment of Translational Research in Psychiatry, Max-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie (Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Psychiatrie), München
Start of initial sponsorship01/09/2022


2022German Chancellor Fellowship Programme for prospective leaders from the United States