Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie

Curriculum vitae Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Schoen

Academic career:  
1990-1999 Studies of Physics and Medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, and Georg-August-University, Göttingen
1999-2001 Medical Assistant (AiP) at the Clinic for General and Vascular Surgery, Klinikum Bremen-Mitte, and at the Clinic for Internal Medicine II,  University Hospital Würzburg
2000 M.D. thesis in Molecular Medical Mycology (Prof. U. Rüchel), Institute for Medical Microbiology, Georg-August-University, Göttingen
2004 PhD in Microbiology (Prof. W. Goebel), Department of Microbiology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg
2002-2003 Postgraduate degree in Bioinformatics, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg
2004-2006 Postdoc with Prof. Dr. M. Frosch, Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg
since 2006 Group leader
2009 Board examination in „Microbiology, Virology and Infection Epidemiology“ (Facharztprüfung “Mikrobiologie, Virologie und Infektionsepidemiologie”), Bayerische Landesärztekammer
2011 Habilitation/Venia legendi in Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg
since 2012 Head of the Laboratory for Diagnostic Microbiology at the Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg
1991-1996 Student fellowship of the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung
2000-2004 MD/PhD stipend of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
2009 PostDoc award for microbiology of the Robert-Koch-Stiftung
since 2012 Member of the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS), University of Würzburg
since 2012 Member of the Research Center for Infectious Diseases (ZINF), University of Würzburg
Research Fields:  
Diagnostic and clinical microbiology
Functional and evolutionary pathogenomics of Neisseria meningitidis