Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jörg Gromoll

Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology
Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Geb. D11
48149 Münster
Tel. +49 (0)251 83-56447
E-Mail  Prof. Dr. Jörg Gromoll

 

 

 

 

  • Lebenslauf/Vita

    Date of birth 28.1.1958
    Birthplace Stuttgart
    1978-1979 Military service
    1980-1987 Biology degree, University of Bonn
    1987 Degree project (Diploma) in the Institute for Animal Physiology, University of Bonn, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R. Keller Title "Investigations into the role of the hyperglycaemicneuropeptide in the crayfish Orconectes limosus under anaerobic conditions."
    1987-1990 Dissertation in the Institute for Zoophysiology, University of Bonn, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. R. Keller
    Title "Elucidation of the structure of the hyperglycaemic neuropeptide in the shore crab Carcinus maenas by cDNA cloning."
    1990 Award of PhD (Dr.rer.nat.), Grade:“magna cum laude“
    since 1990 Scientist at the Institute of Reproductive Medicine of the University, Münster
    1997 Habilitation Venia legendi for “Zoophysiology“ Title: Investigations on the follicle-stimulating hormone receptor and the androgen receptor
    2003 Award of ‘außerplanmäßiger Professor’
    since 2008 Speaker DFG-Research Unit ‘Germ cell potential ‘ (FOR 1041)
    2011-2014 President of the German Endocrine Society (DGE)
  • Awards

    1989 Commendation from the “Heinrich-Hoerlein Foundation“ University of Bonn for special achievement in the Dissertation
    1988-1990 Post-graduate grant from the State of Nordrhein-Westfalen
    1994 Award of the „Schöller-Junkmann Prize“ from the German Endocrine Society for work on the characterization of the promoter of the FSH-receptor gene.
    2004 International award for excellence in published clinical research in ‘The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism’
    2013 International award for excellence in published clinical research in ‘The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism’
  • Sabbaticals

    1991 Sabbatical period at the MRC Reproductive Biology Unit, Edinburgh, Scotland with Dr. P.T.K. Saunders
    1997 Sabbatical at the Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, USA, with Dr. David C.Page
    2003 Dr. R. Rejo-Pera, UCSF, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, San Francisco, USA
    2010 Dr. Miles Wilkinson, Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD, La Jolla, USA
  • Membership of scientific societies

    since 1992 German Endocrine Society (DGE)
    since 2000 German Society of Reproductive Medicine
    1998-2003 Speaker of the Advisory Board of the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology Section of the German Endocrine Society
    2004-2007 Member of the advisory board ‘Genetics of Reproduction’ of the German Society of Reproductive Medicine
    2008-2011 Vice-president of the German Endocrine Society
    2011-2014 President of the German Endocrine Society
  • Associate Editor

    • PLoS ONE, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
  • Ad hoc Reviews

    • German Research Foundation (DFG)
    • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
    • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Bibliography

    • More than 170 publications in peer-reviewed journals