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Dr Christina Kiel


Christina Kiel

Senior Researcher
School of Medicine
01 716 6344
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, Charles Institute Belfield Dublin 4


Dr Christina Kiel is a Science Foundation Ireland-funded Principal Investigator at the UCD School of Medicine in UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology and UCD Systems Biology Ireland. Prior to taking up her current position, Dr Kiel held a position as Staff Scientist in the Systems Biology Department of the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. She obtained her PhD degree in the Structural Biology department of the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, Germany, in 2003. For postdoctoral studies she moved to the department of Structural and Computational Biology at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany. Her major research area is the quantitative, systems and structural analysis of signaling pathways and protein interaction networks relevant in human diseases. Positions held: 09/2017 – present: Principal Investigator, Systems Biology Ireland & Charles Institute of Dermatology & School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland 10/2006 – 08/2017: Staff Scientist, Systems Biology, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain 09/2003 – 08/2006: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Structural and Computational Biology, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany Academic education and degrees: 2003: PhD, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany & Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany 1999: Diplom (=Master) in Biochemistry, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany Awards: 2017: SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award