Alexander von Humboldt Professorship 2009

Ulrike Gaul

Ulrike Gaul is a world leader and innovative expert in systems biology.

  • Nominating University: Munich University (LMU)

Developmental biology

Ulrike Gaul is a world leader and innovative expert in systems biology, a research field which has not yet fully established itself in Germany. Rather than isolating individual genes or proteins systems biology investigates their combined impact in the body. At the Munich Gene Centre, Gaul is expected to raise systems biology research to international cutting-edge level and network with other working groups through interdisciplinary collaboration.

Brief bio

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gaul, born 1960, died 2020, developmental biologist from Germany, studied biochemistry and physics at Tübingen where she completed her doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in 1988. She spent time researching at the University of Washington and the University of California in Berkeley and has been a professor at Rockefeller University in New York since 1993.

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