Ulrich Rothbauer, PhDProfessor for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at University of Tuebingen/NMI
Ulrich Rothbauer is Professor for pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the University of Tuebingen and Head of the Pharma and Biotechnology Department of the Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tuebingen (NMI). He received his PhD at Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU), Munich, in the group of Prof. Walter Neupert revealing the pathomechanism of a mitochondrial disease. He started his work on nanobodies in 2004 as a postdoc in the lab of Prof. Heinrich Leonhardt at the LMU Biocenter. In 2006 he became an independent GO-Bio group leader focusing on the development of nanobody-derived tools for protein purification, proteomics and cellular diagnostics. 2008 he founded the Biotech company ChromoTek, which becomes the leading provider of innovative research reagents and technologies based on the nano-/chromobody-technology.