Biographie

  • Né le 17/10/1953 à Pützborn Jetzt Daun (Allemagne)
  • Nationalité Allemande
  • Marié(e)

Rudi Balling is Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine in Luxembourg (LCSB). He is a developmental biologist and geneticist. He studied nutrition at the Universities of Bonn and Washington State University, USA and received his PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of Aachen, Germany.
After completing research posts at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute in Toronto and the Max Planck Institutes in Göttingen and Freiburg, he became director of the Institute of Mammalian Genetics at the GSF in Munich in 1993. From 2001 - 2009 he was scientific director of the Helmholtz Centre of Infection Research in Braunschweig. In 2009, he became founding director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, an interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Luxembourg.

Langues parlées

  • Allemand
  • Anglais

Hobbies

  • Collecting old books
  • Hiking

Carrière

Expériences professionnelles

  • Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedecine (LCSB)

    • Membre de la direction
    • Director
    • septembre 2009 à aujourd'hui
  • "Broad-Institute, MIT/Harvard, Boston, USA"

    • Visiting Scientist
    • janvier 2009 à juillet 2009
  • "Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig, Germany"

    • Membre de la direction
    • Scientific Director
    • 2001 - 2009
  • Technical University of Munich, Germany

    • Professor and Chair of Developmental Genetics
    • 1998 - 2000
  • "Institute of Mammalian Genetics GSF-Research Center, Munich, Germany"

    • Membre de la direction
    • Director
    • 1993 - 2000
  • "Max Planck Institute of Immune Biology, Freiburg, Germany"

    • Max Planck Junior Investigator
    • 1991 - 1993
  • "Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany"

    • Staff Scientist
    • 1987 - 1991
  • "Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Laboratory of Dr. Janet Rossant, Toronto, Canada"

    • Postdoctoral Fellow
    • 1985 - 1987

Associations

Associations professionnelles

  • German Federation of Biological and Biomedical Societies (VBIO)

    • President
    • 2007 - 2009
  • 20. International Congress of Genetics, Berlin

    • President
    • 2008 - 2008
  • German Society of Genetics (GfG)

    • President
    • 2002 - 2005
  • International Mammalian Genome Society

    • President
    • 2003 à aujourd'hui

Formations et distinctions

University of Bonn

  • 1984: PhD in Human Nutrition

University of Bonn

  • 1980: Diploma in Human Nutrition

Washington State University, USA

  • 1979: MS in Animal Nutrition

Contact

  • Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedecine (LCSB)
  • University of Luxembourg Campus Belval ~ 7, avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux, L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
  • wwwfr.uni.lu