Prof. Dr. Peter Nick

Prof. Dr. Peter Nick

Botanical Institute, Molecular Cell Biology

Kaiserstr. 2, 76133 Karlsruhe

Tel. +49 (721) 608 42144

Fax +49 (721) 608 44193

E-Mail peter nickSwd6∂kit edu

Speaking hours: Monday 11-13 (no appointment required)

curriculum vitae

Born October 1, 1962, Leutkirch/Allgäu, married, two children

Education

  • 1969-1972: Elementary School Schloß Zeil / Allgäu
  • 1972-1981: Gymnasium Leutkirch / Allgäu
  • 1981: Abitur Gymnasium Leutkirch / Allgäu
  • 1981-1986: Biology (Diploma) Freiburg
  • 1984-1985: Honours Course Botany St. Andrews, Scotland 1985: B. Sci. Thesis on „Heterophylly in a Potamogeton Species“
  • 1986: Diploma Thesis „Photogravitropism and Polarity in Maize Seedlings“
  • 4.11.1986: Diploma Examination Biology Freiburg, mark "very good" (1.0)

Carreer

  • 1986-1990: Ph.D. Thesis „Attempt on Tropism, Transverse Polarity and Microtubules“
  • 31.1.1990: Dr. rer. nat. Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, summa cum laude (excellent)
  • 1990-1992: Research Fellow Frontier Research-Program, Wako-shi, Japan
  • 1992-1994: Research Fellow CNRS-IBMP, Strasbourg, Frankreich
  • 1994-1996: Habilitation Fellow, Institute for Biology II, Freiburg
  • 11.7.1996: Habilitation on „Individual Cell and Plant Shape“ in Botany/Plant Physiology, Freiburg, venia legendi in Botany
  • 1996-1997: Assistant Professor Institute for Biology II, Freiburg
  • 1997: Associate Professor Institute for Biology II, Freiburg
  • 1999-2003: Group Leader „Dynamics of the plant cytoskeleton – Molecular Cell Biology in vivo“ (installed by the Volkswagen Foundation)
  • 2003: Full Professor „Molecular Cell Biology“ at the Botanical Institute 1, University of Karlsruhe
  • 2003: editor-in-chief of PROTOPLASMA (Springer)
  • 2004-2014 Dean of Study Affairs and member of the Faculty Presidium, Faculty for Chemistry and Biosciences, University of Karlsruhe
  • 2005- Director of the Botanical Institute 1, Karlsruhe
  • 2011 - Series Editor Plant Cell Monographs (Springer)

 

Offers

  • Director, University of Frankfurt, Plant Physiology, declined, 2003
  • Director, University of Darmstadt, Botany, declined, 2003
  • Full Professor, Technical University of Karlsruhe, Molecular Cell Biology, accepted, 2003
  • Director, University of Salzburg, Botany, declined, 2004
  • Director, Technical University of Karlsruhe, Molecular Cell Biology, accepted, 2005

 

Awards

  • 1981: First Baden-Württemberg Prize at „Jugend forscht“
  • 1981-1986: Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1986-1990: Ph.D. Fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1990: Goedeke Research Award, Freiburg
  • 1990-1992: Fellowship Science and Technology Agency, Japan
  • 1992-1994: Fellowship Human Frontier Science Program Organization
  • 1994-1996: Habilitation Fellowship Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1999-2004: Junior Research Group Volkswagen-Foundation
  • 2007: Teaching Award Faculty for Chemistry and Biosciences, Technical University Karlsruhe
  • 2014: Teaching Award Faculty for Chemistry and Biosciences, KIT
  • 2015: Teaching Award of the State of Baden-Württemberg