Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hanspeter Herzel

Theoretical Chronobiology
Institute for Theoretical Biology
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Philippstr. 13
10115 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 2093 98402
Fax: +49 30 2093 8801

E-Mail: h.herzel(at)biologie.hu-berlin.de or hans-peter.herzel(at)charite.de
https://itb.biologie.hu-berlin.de/wiki/groups/herzel/start

University Education

  • 1979-1984 Studies of Physics, HU Berlin
  • 1984-1986 Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, HU Berlin
  • 1990          Habilitation, HU Berlin

Professional Experience (selection)

  • 1986-1993 Postdoctoral research fellow, HU Berlin, University of Moscow and Universität Bremen
  • 1993-1996 Heisenberg fellow (DFG) TU Berlin and University of Iowa, USA
  • 1996-2003 Professor of Molecular and Cellular Evolution, HU Berlin
  • Since 2003 Professor of Theoretical Biology, Charité

Research Fields

  • i)    Modeling
  • ii)   Bioinformatics
  • iii)  Chronobiology

Most important Awards, Grants or Scientific Achievements

  • 1986 Humboldt-Prize

Selected References

  • Abraham, U., Granada, A., Westermark, P.O., Heine, M., Kramer, A., and Herzel, H. (2010). Coupling governs entrainment range of circadian clocks. Mol Syst Biol 6, 438.
  • Bernard, S., Cajavec Bernard, B., Levi, F. & H.Herzel (2010). Tumor growth rate determines the timing of optimal chronomodulated treatment schedules. PLoS Computational Biology 6:e1000712.
  • Legewie, S., Blüthgen, N. & H.Herzel (2006). Mathematical Modeling Identifies Inhibitors of Apoptosis as Mediators of Positive Feedback and Bistability. PLoS Computational Biology 2:e120.