Florian Klein - CV

General Information

Name

Klein, Florian, Univ.-Prof. Dr. med.

Affiliation

Institute of Virology
University Hospital of Cologne

University Education

  • Studies of Medicine (10/1998 - 10/2005) in Cologne, Zurich, Bologna, and Boston

  • Studies of Translational Medicine (7/2011 - 6/2013), New York

Academic Degrees

  • Doctoral Thesis in Medicine (Dr. med., summa cum laude), University of Cologne

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), The Rockefeller University

Academic Career

  • Since 2017 ​ Professor and Director, Institute of Virology, University of Cologne

  • 2015 - 2017 Professor (W3), Experimental Immunology, University of Cologne

  • 2013 - 2015 Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University

  • 2012 - 2013 Chief Clinical Scholar, The Rockefeller University Hospital 

  • 2011 - 2013 Instructor in Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University 

  • 2009 - 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow with M.C. Nussenzweig, The Rockefeller University

  • 2006 - 2009 Resident, Department I of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne

Honors and Awards

  • 2020, AIDS Research Award of the Heinz-Ansmann Foundation 

  • 2019 - 2021, Highly Cited Researcher 2019

  • 2017, Georges-Köhler-Award, German Society of Immunology (DGfI)

  • 2016, DZIF Prize for Tranlational Infection Research

  • 2015, German AIDS Award by the German AIDS society (DAIG)

  • 2014, Heisenberg-Professorship, German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • 2014, ERC-Starting Grant, European Research Council (ERC)

  • 2013, AIDS Research Award of the German Society of Infectious Diseases 

  • 2012, Stavros Niarchos Clinical Scholar, Stavros Niarchos Foundation 

  • 2009, Research Fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) 

  • 2009, Best Doctoral Thesis Award, University of Cologne 

  • 2002 - 2005, Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

  • 2001 + 2004, Köln Fortune Award of the University of Cologne 

Memberships

  • The Henry Kunkel Society

  • German Society of Immunology

  • German Society of Internal Medicine

  • German Society of Infectious Disease

  • Society of Virology

Publications

List of publications