Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2020
    Professor Free University Berlin

  • Since 2008
    Group Leader, Max-Delbrueck-Center (MDC) Berlin

  • 2010 – 2011
    Guest Professor at Humboldt-University Berlin

  • 2006 – 2008
    Postdoc, Intern. Research Training Group Berlin-Boston-Kyoto

  • 2003 – 2005
    Postdoc, GlaxoSmithKline, Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage, UK

  • 2001 – 2003
    Postdoc, Charité Berlin

  • 1997 – 1998
    Guest scientist at the Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands and the National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology, Tsukuba, Japan

  • 1995 – 2001
    Scientist, Theoretical biophysics, Humboldt-University Berlin

  • 1994 – 1995
    Research, Hoechst AG Frankfurt/M. (now Sanofi-Aventis)

  • 1989 – 1994
    Studies in Biophysics at Humboldt-University Berlin

Selected publications

  • F. Konrath1, A. Mittermeier1, E. Cristiano, J. Wolf*, A. Loewer* (2020), A systematic approach to decipher crosstalk in the p53 signaling pathway using single cell dynamics, PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 Jun 26;16(6):e1007901. (1equal contributions, *corresponding authors)

  • K. Baum, J. Schuchhardt, J. Wolf & D. Busse (2019), Of gene expression and cell division time: a mathematical framework for advanced differential gene expression and data analysis Cell Systems 9(6), 569.

  • K. Baum, A.Z. Politi, B. Kofahl, R. Steuer & J. Wolf (2016), Feedback, mass conservation and reaction kinetics impact the robustness of cellular oscillations. Plos Comp Biol, 12 (12), e1005298.

  • F. Lorenzin, U. Benary, A. Baluapuri, S. Walz, L. A. Jung, B. von Eyß, C. Kisker, J. Wolf, M. Eilers & E. Wolf (2016), Different promoter affinities account for specificity in MYC-dependent gene regulation, elife. 2016; 5.

  • Y. Murakawa, M. Hinz, J. Mothes, A. Schuetz, M. Uhl, E. Wyler, T. Yasuda, G. Mastrobuoni, C.C. Friedel, L. Doelken, S. Kempa, M. Schmidt-Supprian, N. Bluethgen, R. Backofen, U. Heinemann, J Wolf, C. Scheidereit & M. Landthaler (2015), RC3H1 post-transcriptionally regulates A20 mRNA and modulates the activity of the IKK/NF-{kappa}B pathway. Nature Comm. 6: 7367.

  • J. Mothes, D. Busse, B. Kofahl, J. Wolf (2015). Sources of dynamic variability in the NF-κB signal transduction: A mechanistic model, Bioessays 37, 457.

  • Z.B. Yilmaz, B. Kofahl, P. Beaudette, K. Baum, F. Weih, J. Wolf, G. Dittmar & C. Scheidereit (2014), Quantitative Dissection and Modeling of the NF-κB p100-p105 Module reveals interdependent precursor proteolysis, Cell Reports 9, 1756.

  • B. Schwanhäusser, D. Busse, N. Li, G. Dittmar, J. Schuchhardt, J. Wolf*, W. Chen* & M. Selbach* (2011), Genome-wide parallel quantification of mRNA and protein levels and turnover in mammalian cells. Nature 473, 337 (* corresponding authors).

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Elected member of the MDC Supervisory Board, 2015 – 2019

  • Elected member of the MDC Board of Trustees, 2013 – 2015

  • PI in the International Helmholtz Research School ‘Frontiers in Cell Signaling and Gene Regulation’ (SignGene), since 2012

  • Extended Faculty member of the Berlin School of Integrative Oncology (BSIO), since 2012

  • PI in the Graduate School ‘Computational Systems Biology’, since 2011

Additional qualifications

  • Management Training, Helmholtz Akademie für Führungskräfte, 2012 – 2014


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