Florian lab

Florian lab, spatial biology and cancer research at Charité, Berlin

from cells to tissues

Short Curriculum Vitae

Stefan Florian, MD, PhD

Education and Previous Positions

since 9/2019

PI, member and coordinator of the "DeepLTNBC" Junior Research Alliance of the e:Med program for Systems Biology in Medicine of the Federal Ministery for Education and Research

since 10/2017

Resident in Pathology

Institute of Pathology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

12/2011 - 07/2017

Postdoctoral fellow,

Laboratory of Prof. Timothy Mitchison, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, .

08/2011 - 12/2011

Postdoctoral fellow,

Universität Konstanz, Arbeitsgruppe Prof. Thomas U. Mayer  

05/2006 - 08/2011

Doctoral thesis in biology

Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried and Universität Konstanz,

Laboratory of Prof. Thomas U. Mayer

Topic: „Bipolar spindle formation beyond Eg5. A study on antagonists and synergists of the molecular motor Eg5 during mitotic spindle formation“

Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), Summa cum laude

05/2002 - 04/2005

Doctoral thesis in medicine

Medical University of Vienna,

Laboratory of Prof. Peter Valent

Topic: „Abnormal expression of adhesion-related molecules on mast cells in systemic mastocytosis: role of the c-kit mutation D816V“

Degree: Dr. med. univ. Grade: Sehr gut (very good, 1 in a grade system 1-5)

10/1998 - 04/2005

Studies in medicine

Medical University Innsbruck, Austria and Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Awards and Professional Memberships

since 2020

elected member of the project committee of the e:Med research program of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

since  2021

member of the Clinician Scientist Programm - Excellence Track of the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)/Charité

2012 - 2015

postdoctoral fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Topic: "Understanding the mechanism of action of classic cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agents using intravital live-cell imaging in mice"


prize of the VFWF for the best doctoral thesis in medicine at the Medical University of Vienna



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