Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch

  Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr. rer. nat. Geraldine Zimmer-Bensch has been Professor for Functional Epigenetics in Animal Models at the Faculty for Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences at RWTH Aachen University since April 2018. Her  research focuses in particular on the elucidation of epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation in brain development and function in order to better understand associated diseases and their pathophysiologies.

 
 

Born 1978 in Gera.

Education

1997 to 2002 Studied Biology at Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2007 Doctoral Degree at Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Career

2007 to 2008 Postdoc at Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2008 to 2011 Postdoc at Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2011 to 2018 Junior Manager at the University Hospital Jena, Institute of Human Genetics

Personal

Family: married, two children
Free time: family, horseback riding, yoga

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