Prof. Dr. Horst Zitzelsberger
Head of Research Unit, Head of Metabolic Therapy Reponse

Phone: -3421
Fax: -2146
Building/Room: 57/027


Biologist (Cytogenetics, Radiobiology)
Research group: Radiocarcinogenesis

Biographical sketches

Post secondary education

YearDegreeInstitution and LocationField od Study
1988DiplomaTechnical University Munich, GermanyBiology
1992PhD (Dr. rer. nat.)Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, GermanyHuman Genetics
2002HabilitationLudwig Maximilians University Munich, GermanyRadiation Biology
2008Associated ProfessorLudwig Maximilians University Munich, GermanyRadiation Biology



YearPositionInstitution and location
1993-1995PostdocGSF-National Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, Neuherberg, Germany
1995-2001Research AssistantLudwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
2001-2008Head of Cytogenetics GroupHelmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
2008-2009Provisional Director Institute of Molecular Radiation BiologyHelmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany
2001-presentProvisional Head and Head of Research Unit of Radiation CytogeneticsHelmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany


Professional activities
Editorial Board member of “Genes”
Scientific Advisory Board member of Chernobyl Tissue Bank and Wales Cancer Bank
Research proposal reviewer for DFG, Sander Foundation, AIRC Italy, FWF Austria, Belgian Foundation against Cancer

Honors and awardsAward for interdisciplinary research: Association of Friends and Supporters of the GSF, 2000Membership in scientific societiesAssociation for Biological Radiation Research, Germany