CV Silja wessler
Professor for Microbiology, Paris-Lodron University Salzburg, Austria.
2008 – 2010
Privatdozent (eq. Adj. Prof.) at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Habilitation in Cell Biology at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
2004 – 2010
Head of the independent Junior Research Group “Cellular Aspects of Pathogen-Host Interaction”, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen, Germany.
Guest Scientist in the lab of Stephan Feller, Cancer Research UK, Oxford, UK.
2003 – 2004
Wissenschaftliche Hochschulassistentin (C1, eq. Asst. Prof.), Institute of Experimental Internal Medicine, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Germany.
2001 – 2003
PostDoc, Schering Aktiengesellschaft, Department of Female Health Care, Berlin, Germany. Research on “New Subtypes and Mechanisms of the Estrogen Receptor”
PostDoc, Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Research on “Helicobacter pylori-induced COX-2 gene expression in the pathogenesis of inflammatory and neoplastic changes in the human stomach”
1997 – 2001
Dr. rer. nat. in Biology (eq. Ph.D.), Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Title: Mechanisms of Helicobacter pylori-induced signal transduction in epithelial cells (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Naumann).
1996 – 1997
Diploma in Biology (eq. M. Sci. in Biology), Max-Planck-Institute of Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany. Title: Activation of transcription factors in epithelial cells after infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Naumann).
1992 – 1997
University of Bielefeld and Free University of Berlin, Germany.
2001 – 2003
Postdoctoral fellowship of the Schering Research Foundation.
Postdoctoral Scholarship of the Max-Planck Foundation.
1998 – 2000
Scholarship of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.