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Ute Hamann

Ute Hamann
Professor, German Cancer Research Center


1974 - 1977    Study of Pharmaceutics, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, faculty of Pharmacy
1978 - 1982    Thesis work at the Department of Immunology and Genetics, DKFZ, Heidelberg on the “Frequencies and regulation of trinitrophenyl-specific cytotoxic T precursor cells.”
            (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Krammer)
      1982    Receipt of Ph.D. (Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg; grade: summa cum laude)
1982 - 1983    Postdoctoral fellow (Fritz Thyssen fellowhip), DKFZ, Heidelberg
      1984    Postdoctoral fellow (EMBO fellowhip), EMBL, Heidelberg
1985 - 1986    Postdoctoral fellow (EMBO fellowhip), ISREC Epalinges, Switzerland
1987 - 1989    Scientist at the EMBL (EMBL fellowhip), Heidelberg
1989 - 1992    Scientist at the DKFZ, Heidelberg
1992 - 1995    Head of the group “Genetic Epidemiology”, DKFZ, Heidelberg
1995 - 1997    Head of the group “Molecular Genetics of Breast Cancer”, DKFZ, Heidelberg
      1997    Venia legendi in Experimental Oncology, Faculty of Medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg
            2001    apl. Professorship, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Research fields
Molecular cancer genetics, molecular biology, molecular epidemiology

Activities in the scientific community
Member of several national and international breast cancer consortia (CIMBA, BCAC, TNBCC, COGS, GENICA)

Other information
•    In total more than 230 original publications, more than 20 reviews, book chapters and 
•    Several lectures at conferences and workshops
•    Reviewer for several journals and agencies

Honors & awards
2007    Diana Torres: First Price in Oncology Research, Bogota, Colombia 
    Doctoral thesis: “Molecular characterization of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in breast and/or ovarian cancer families from Colombia”


Research Interest

breast cancer. Carcinogenesis

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