Prof. Kolanus is the new Managing Director of the LIMES Institute

On March 23, Prof. Waldemar Kolanus was elected as the new Managing Director of the LIMES Institute, and thus takes over the office of Prof. Michael Hoch, the designated rector of the University of Bonn.

Prof. Kolanus is an immunologist and a cell biologist. Following his undergraduate eduction and PhD studies at the University of Hannover, he went to the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA  to work as a research fellow in the group of Prof. Brian Seed. From there he moved to an independent group leader position to the Gene Center Munich, before he accepted the professorship at the University of Bonn as Professor for Molecular Immunology at the LIMES Institute in 2002. He is the speaker of the SFB 704 "Molecular Mechanisms and Chemical Modulation of Local Immune Regulation" and vice-speaker of the Cluster of Excellence "ImmunoSensation".

We wish him all the best for the tasks ahead!