Short CV/Education and training

  • 1969 – 1975
    Reading chemistry at the Universität zu Köln (Diplom 1975)

  • 1978
    Dr. rer. nat. in organic chemistry at the Universität zu Köln

  • 1978 – 1978
    Postdoctoral fellow, Division of Molecular Pharmacology at the National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London

  • 1979 – 1984
    Member of the Scientific Staff in the Divisions of Molecular Pharmacology and Physical Biochemistry at the National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London

  • 1984 – 1988
    Head of the Biological NMR Group at the Max-Planck Institut für Biochemie, Martinsried bei München, Germany

  • 1987
    Dr.rer.nat.habil. Habilitation and 'venia legendi' in Physical Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

  • 1988 – 2005
    Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, U.S.A.

  • 1991 – 2005
    Chief, Structural Biology Section, Laboratory of Chemical Physics

  • 1996
    Appointed to Senior Biomedical Research Service (SBRS)

  • 2004
    Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Director, Structural Biology Program, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • 2005
    Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Since 2005
    UPMC Rosalind Franklin Professor and Chair, Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Since 2006
    Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering

Selected publications

  • Gronenborn, A.M., Birdsall, B., Hyde, E.I., Roberts, G.C.K., Feeney, J. & Burgen, A.S.V. Direct observation by NMR of two coexisting conformations of an enzyme-ligand complex in solution. Nature 230, 273-274 (1980).

  • Oschkinat, H., Griesinger, C., Kraulis, P.J., Sørensen, O.W., Ernst, R.R., Gronenborn, A.M. & Clore, G.M. Three-dimensional NMR spectroscopy of a protein in solution. Nature 332, 374-376 (1988).

  • Kay, L.E., Clore, G.M., Bax, A. & Gronenborn, A.M. Four-dimensional heteronuclear triple resonance NMR spectroscopy of interleukin-1? in solution. Science 249, 411-414 (1990).

  • Clore, G.M. & Gronenborn, A.M. Structures of larger proteins in solution: three- and four-dimensional heteronuclear NMR spectroscopy. Science 252, 1390-1399 (1991).

  • Omichinski, J.G., Clore, G.M., Schaad, O., Felsenfeld, G., Trainor, C., Appella, E., Stahl, S.J. & Gronenborn, A.M. NMR structure of a specific DNA complex of Zn-containing DNA binding domain of GATA-1. Science 261, 438-446 (1993).

  • Clore, G.M. & Gronenborn, A. M. New Methods of Structure Refinement for Macromolecular Structure Determination by NMR. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 95, 5891-5898 (1998).

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • National Academy of Science, USA

  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance

  • Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters


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