Dr. Thomas Böttcher


Education and Professional Career

Since 03/14
Independent research group, University of Konstanz

02/11-02/14
Postdoctoral research with Jon Clardy, Harvard Medical School, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Boston

2/11
Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar, Broad Institute, Boston

02/11-12/14
Science advisor of AVIRU GmbH, Munich

06/10-02/11
Co-founder of AVIRU GmbH and project leader of the EXIST transfer of research project AVIRU „development of a clinical candidate for the treatment of multiresistant bacteria by the inhibition of virulence“, funded by BMWi

01/10-05/10
Postdoctoral research with Stephan A. Sieber, TUM, Munich

10/06-12/09
PhD studies (fast track) in the group of Stephan A. Sieber at the LMU, Munich, CIPSM and Department Chemistry and Biochemistry (Summa cum laude)

06/06-08/06
Bachelor thesis under guidance of Günter von Kiedrowski, RUB in Bochum

10/03-09/06
Studies of Chemistry and Biochemistry, LMU Munich

09/02-06/03
GSF – National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg – Institute of Soil Ecology in the group of Dr. R. Schroll (civilian service)

Fellowships and Grants

Since 12/2018
Grant of the Vector Stiftung "MINT Innovationen"

Since 10/2018
Grant of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung program "Wirkstoffforschung" together with C. Hauck and T. U. Mayer

Since 01/2016
SFB969 „Chemical and Biological Principles of Cellular Proteostasis” project C06

12/2015
Sachkostenzuschuss Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

Since 06/2014
Emmy Noether Fellowship (DFG)

Since 03/2014
ZIF Marie Curie Research Fellow, Zukunftskolleg

03-05/2014
Liebig Fellowship of the FCI (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie)

11/2013
A.T. Kearney Scholarship

11/2013
DAAD travel grant

04/2011-04/2013
Leopoldina - National Academy of Sciences, Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Reseach (LPDS 2009-45)

01/2011
NASA/Nordic travel stipend

06/2010-02/2011
EXIST Transfer of Research Grant of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)

07/2009
NASA/Nordic travel stipend

08/2008
Travel stipend of the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences MedILS

06/2008
Full grant of the Universidad International Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP)

09/2007-12/2009
PhD Fellowship of the German National Academic Foundation

08/2007
Stipend of the German Aerospace Center DLR

02/2004-09/2007
Fellow of the German National Academic Foundation

10/2003
Stipend of the German Aerospace Center DLR

Awards and Honors

2019
academics-Nachwuchspreis 2019, 3rd place

2018


Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2018

2015
Member of the young academy (Die Junge Akademie) at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

2013
Harvard HMS-NPAW outstanding poster award

2010
Klaus Tschira Award for achievements in public understanding of science

2010
DSM Science and Technology Awards South, 2nd prize

2010
Award of the Munich University Society

2009
Römer Award of the faculty of chemistry and pharmacy of the LMU

2009
Young Scientists Travel Award for Europeans (YSTA) of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)

2008
German BioRegions Innovation Award 2008

2007
Römer Award of the faculty of chemistry and pharmacy of the LMU

2002
Carl Friedrich von Martius Prize