Prof. Birgit E. Scharf

Education

B.S. (equivalent), Biology, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany.

M.S. (Diploma), Biology, Ruhr-University, Bochum and Max-Planck-Institute, Dortmund, Germany

Ph.D., Biology, Ruhr-University, Bochum and Max-Planck-Institute, Dortmund, Germany

Habilitation (Higher Degree post-doctoral lecturing qualification), Genetics, University Regensburg, Germany

 

Professional experience

Diploma (Master’s) Student, Max-Planck-Institute Dortmund, Germany

Graduate Student, Max-Planck-Institute Dortmund, Germany

Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute Dortmund, Germany

Postdoctoral Fellow, MCB, Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology, University of Regensburg, Germany

Group Leader, Biology, University of Regensburg, Germany

Visiting Scientist, MCB, Harvard University,

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

Professional service

Meeting Chair for the BLAST (Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction)  XV Conference 2019

Member of BLAST Board of Directors, until 2025