Research Groups

Teymuras Kurzchalia

Personal Information

Date of Birth: October 7, 1954
Place of Birth: Tbilissi, Republic of Georgia (Former Soviet Union)
Nationality: Georgian
Family Status: married, one daughter

Professional Career

since 1998
Research Group Leader, MPI-CBG
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1992 - 1998
Group Leader, Max-Delbrück-Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
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1990 - 1992
Visiting Scientist, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany (Dr. K. Simons)
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1983 - 1990
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Cell Biology, Acad. of Sci. of GDR (Former East Germany) (Dr. H. Bielka)
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1981 - 1983
Research Scientist, Department of Nucleic acids, Institute of Plant Biochemistry (Dr. T. Beridse), Tbilissi
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1976 - 1981
Institute of Protein Research, Pushtchino-na-Oke, Russia, (Dr. A.S. Girshovich). PhD.
Title of the thesis “Localisation of the elongation factor G on the surface of ribosome from E.coli.”

University Studies

1971 - 1976
Department of Biochemistry, Tbilissi State University - Diploma and Staatsexamen

Awards

since 2002
Member of the Editorial board of JCB
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1990 - 1991
EMBO - Long Term EMBO Fellowship

Conferences: Invited Speaker

2003
Juan March Conference in Madrid, 2003
Rafts, caveolae and microdomains, Portugal 2003
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2002
NIH meeting on caveolae and microdomains, Washington, 2002
SFB meeting in Stutgart, 2002
ELSO meeting in Nice, 2002
FEBS meeting in Bergen, Norway 2002
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2001
Lecture at the University of Göttingen, 2001
ESF meeting on Endocytosis, Tomar, Portugal, 2001
Meeting of French and German Societies of Cell Biology, Strasbourg, 2001

Participation in Teaching

2003
Course in Membrane Biology on Corsica
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2001 and 2002
PhD courses in the Institute
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1993 - 1994
Four semesters at Freie Universitaet Berlin, Biohemistry for Medical doctors and dentists