Univ.-Prof. Dr. Angela Risch

Curriculum vitae

Since Oct. 2014:
Group leader, Division of Cancer Genetics/Epigenetics, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Salzburg.

2007 – 2014:
Group leader, Lung Cancer Genomics/Epigenomics,  Div. Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors (Prof. Christoph Plass, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Heidelberg.

2008 – 2011:
Elected member of steering committee of the „International Lung Cancer Consortium (ILCCO). 2004: Habilitation and venia legendi for the subject Molecular Toxicology, Medical Faculty Heidelberg, Ruprecht-Karls-University. 

1996 – 2007:
PostDoc, then Senior Scientist, Div. Toxicology & Cancer Risk Factors (Prof. H. Bartsch), Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Heidelberg.

1992 – 1995:
DPhil project under the supervision of Prof. Edith Sim,  Dept of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, GB. Thesis Title: “Polymorphism in arylamine N-acetyltransferase in bladder cancer”.

1988 – 1992:
June 1992: B.A. (Hons.) Biochemistry
June 1990: Supplementary subject: Chemical Pharmacology University of Oxford (New College), GB.  


Dr. Emil Salzer Preis for Cancer Research in Baden Württemberg 2004.

1997 – 1998:
‘DFG-Forschungsstipendium’ – research stipend.

1992 – 1995:
Scholarship from Christopher Welch Trust, Oxford University.