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Rainer Melzer

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Biology and Environmental Science
01 716 2290
University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Science Centre - West Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

Lab website:https://ucdflowerpower.org/ 01/2015 - present: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin 10/2012 - 09/2014: Interim Professor (stand-in for a vacant professorship) of Genetics, Institute of Biology, University of Leipzig 10/2010 - 12/2014: Carl Zeiss fellowship for postdoctoral students, Department of Genetics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 04/2011 - 09/2011: Parental leave 09/2009 - 09/2010: Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Genetics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 08/2009: Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D. equivalent) in Genetics, "summa cum laude" (equivalent to "with distinction"), Department of Genetics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena 05/2005: Diploma in Biology "Mit Auszeichnung bestanden" (equivalent to "with distinction"), Major subject: Botany; Minor subjects: Genetics and Biochemistry

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Postdoctoral Scientist
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena1 Sep 2010 - 31 Dec 2014
  • Deputy Professor
    University of Leipzig1 Oct 2012 - 30 Sep 2014
  • Lecturer
    University College Dublin1 Jan 2015

DEGREES

  • Dip Biology
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena1999 - 2005
  • Dr rer nat
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena