Short CV/Education and training

  • 1986 – 1993
    Studied biology at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, Diplom degree in biology

  • 1993 – 1996
    Wrote the dissertation (Doctor of Natural Science – Dr rer. nat.) at the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, section for the molecular biology of mitosis

  • 1996
    Visiting researcher at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel

  • 1996 – 1999
    Research project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA, Department of Cancer Biology

  • 1999 – 2010
    Head of a junior research group at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Tumour Research at Marburg University, section for molecular tumour biology

  • 2005
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in molecular biology

  • Since 2010
    Professor of molecular genetics at the University of Göttingen, Germany

Selected publications

  • Windgassen, M., Krebber, H.: Identification of Gbp2p as a novel poly(A)+RNA binding protein in yeast involved in the cytoplasmic delivery of mRNAs. In: EMBO Rep. 4(3), 2003. pp. 278-283.

  • Häcker, S., Krebber, H.: Differential export requirements for shuttling SR-type mRNA binding proteins. In: J. Biol. Chem. 279(7), 2004. pp. 5049-5052.

  • Windgassen, M. et al.: Yeast shuttling SR-proteins Npl3p, Gbp2p and Hrb1p are part of the translated mRNAs and Npl3p can function as a translational repressor. In: Mol. Cell. Biol. 24(23), 2004. pp. 10479-10491.

  • Gross, T. et al.: The DEAD-box RNA-helicase Dbp5 functions in translation termination. In: Science 315(5812), 2007. pp. 646-649.

  • Khoshnevis, S. et al.: The iron-sulfur protein Rli1 functions in translation termination. In: EMBO-Rep. 11, 2010. pp. 214–219.


You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here


  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Lital Alfonta

    Biological and related sciences , Physical sciencesBioelectrochemistry, Synthetic Biology, Chemical Biology

  2. Prof. Patrizia Agostinis

    Biological and related sciences , HealthCell Biology, Cellular signaling, Cancer biology, Cancer therapy

  3. Dr. Chantal Abergel

    Biological and related sciences , Physical sciencesEnvironmental virology, Molecular and structural biology, biochemistry

  4. PhD Sonja Aits

    Biological and related sciences cell biology, molecular biology, biomedicine