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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Karin Schumacher

Vice-Rector for Quality Development

Personal Information

Born 1966 in Cologne.

University Education

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2006
Habilitation, Faculty for Biology, University of Tübingen
1995
Doctorate, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne
1985–1992
Biology Degree (Diplom), University of Cologne

Academic Career

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2007 to present
Professor (W3) of Plant Development Biology, Heidelberg University
2001–2006
Assistant Professor (C1), head of an independent junior research group at the Center for Plant Molecular Biology (ZMBP), University of Tübingen
1999–2000
Research Associate, Center for Plant Molecular Biology (ZMBP), University of Tübingen
1998–1999
Research Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, San Diego
1996–1998
Postdoctoral Fellowship from the German Research Foundation, Salk Institute, San Diego

Academic Administration

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2019 to present
Vice-Rector for Quality Development
2018–2019
Dean of the Faculty of Biosciences
2016–2018
Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Biosciences
2015–2017
Executive Director, Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)
2013–2015

Deputy Executive Director, Centre for Organismal Studies (COS)

Memberships and Other Offices

  • Member of the German Botanical Society (DBG)
  • Member of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)
  • Member of the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ)
  • Member of the Society for Developmental Biology (GfE)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “Plant Cell”
  • Member of the DFG Plant Sciences Review Board