Marcel Deponte

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Career

Since 2017:  W2 Professor (Biochemistry), TU Kaiserslautern

2014 - 2017:  Apl. Professor (Biochemistry), RKU Heidelberg

2010 - 2017:  Independent research group leader, Dept. of Parasitology, RKU Heidelberg

2006 - 2010:  Junior research group leader, Dept. of Physiol. Chemistry, LMU Munich

2005 - 2006:  Postdoc, JLU Gießen & WEHI Melbourne, Australia



2011:  Habilitation in Biochemistry, RKU Heidelberg

2011:  Baden-Württemberg certificate of the center for educational development

2005:  Dr. rer. nat., JLU Gießen

2002:  Dipl. Biochem., EKU Tübingen


Scholarships & Awards

2017:  Distinguished Teaching Award of the TU Kaiserslautern

2016:  Asmund Rudolphi Medal of the German Society of Parasitology

2014:  Heisenberg Scholarship of the DFG


Activities as Referee

Acta tropica, ACS Catalysis, ACS Infectious Diseases, Angewandte Chemie, Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, Arch Biochem Biophys, BBA - Molecular Cell Research, Biochemical Journal, Biochemistry, Biochimie, Biological Chemistry, ChemMedChem, European Journal of Cell Biology, FEBS Journal, FRBM, International Journal of Parasitology, JBC, Journal of Molecular Evolution, Malaria Journal, Medicinal Research Reviews, Microbial Cell (academic editor), Molecular Microbiology, Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Communications, Parasitology International, Parasitology Research, PLOS Biology, PLOS ONE, PNAS U.S.A., Redox Biology, Redox Report, Research in Microbiology, Scientific Reports.

Prof. Dr. Marcel Deponte

Erwin-Schrödinger Straße 54

Room 54-583

D-67663 Kaiserslautern

Tel.: +49-(0)631-205-4060

Fax.: +49-(0)631-205-3419

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Research Focus

- Comparative Biochemistry

- Enzymology

- Molecular Parasitology