Hellmich_CV

Research Interests

Structural and functional studies of membrane proteins, protein and membrane dynamics, lipid interactions, transient receptor potential (TRP) channels, multidrug transporters, nucleotide binding proteins, NMR spectroscopy, x-ray crystallography, biochemistry

Research Experience

Nov 2017 - positive interim evaluation of Junior professorship, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

from Jan 2015 - Endowed professorship of the Carl-Zeiss foundation "Membrane biochemistry“ (W1-Juniorprofessur), Dept. Pharmacology and Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

from Jan 2015 - Adjunct member, Center for Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance (BMRZ), Goethe University Frankfurt

Feb 2012 - Dec 2014 Postdoctoral scientist, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, Dept. Molecular and Cellular Biology with Prof. Rachelle Gaudet

May 2010 - Dec 2011 Postdoctoral scientist, Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance Center (BMRZ), Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

17th May 2010 - oral PhD exam, Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

Nov 2005 - Dec 2009 PhD Thesis at Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany, Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Group for Membrane Biophysics and solid state NMR with Prof. Clemens Glaubitz

Nov 2004 – Sep 2005 Diploma Thesis at Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany, Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Group for Membrane Biophysics and solid state NMR with Prof. Clemens Glaubitz

Awards and Scholarships

2017 Cottrell-Fulbright Award for excellence in research and teaching

Sep 2016 Prize for best talk at the "25. Nachwuchswissenschaftlersymposium Bioorganische Chemie", Jena

Feb 2012 – Feb 2014 EMBO long term fellowship at Harvard University, Dept. Molecular and Cellular Biology

2012 Life Science Research Foundation (LSRF) Fellowship Finalist

Jun 2011 FEMS Young Scientist Grant for Gordon Research Conference “Multi-Drug Efflux Systems”

Jun 2010 Young Researcher Grant for Joint EUROMAR 2010 and 17th ISMAR Conference

Nov 2008 Poster prize at 1st CMP Meeting Membrane Transport and Communication,
20-23 Nov 2008, Frankfurt, Germany

Aug 2008 Prize for best short talk at International Summerschool of Biochemistry, 24-
29 August 2008, Plankstetten, Germany

Sep 2006-Oct 2006 EMBO short term fellowship at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, Department of Pharmacology

Nov 2005-Nov2006 Start-up PhD scholarship of Centre for Membrane Proteomics, Goethe
University, Frankfurt, Germany

Coaching Experience, Conference Organization, Administrative Involvement

since April 2018 - Scientific Steering Committee, DynaMem Initiative

since March 2018 - Scientific Advisory Board Member, FEBS ABC Conference

2018 Organizer, Fächerübergreifendes Symposium für Doktoranden und Postdoktoranden, JGU Mainz (Teilnehmer aus FB02, 05, 08, 09, 10), JGU Mainz, 16th March 2018

2017 Chair, Gordon Research Seminar “Mechanisms of Membrane Transport”, 24.-25. Juni 2017, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, USA (for more information visit https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=17049)

since Oct 2017 - Prüfungsausschuss Diplomvorprüfung und Diplomprüfung in Chemie und Biomedizinische Chemie

2017 Co-organizer CECAM Meeting “Ion Transport from Physics to Physiology: the Missing Rungs in the Ladder”, 3.-6. April 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland (for more information visit https://www.cecam.org/workshop-0-1481.html)

2017 Organizer, Fächerübergreifendes Symposium für Doktoranden und Postdoktoranden, JGU Mainz (Teilnehmer aus FB02, 05, 08, 09, 10), JGU Mainz, 07th March 2017

since May 2017 - Member of the Gutenberg Nachwuchskolleg (GNK)

since Oct 2016 - Faculty member of the Max Planck Graduate Centre (MPGC)

since Aug 2016 - Faculty member of “TransMED” – Mainz Research School of Translational Biomedicine

2016 Organizer, Fächerübergreifendes Symposium für Doktoranden und Postdoktoranden, JGU Mainz (Teilnehmer aus FB02, 05, 08, 09, 10), JGU Mainz, 13. April 2016

2015 Organizer, Harvard Structural Biology Reunion Meeting, Cambridge, MA, USA, 21.-23. Juni 2015

2015 Co-Organizer, Gordon Research Seminar “Mechanisms of Membrane Transport”, 27.-28. Juni 2015, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, USA

since July 2015 - Gender equality representative of the Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Mainz University

2014 Harvard “Cellular Dynamics Lecture Series”, Coaching for Presenters