Prof. Dr. Eckart Förster

Curriculum vitae

Birth: 21.06.1964 in Berlin


1983-89 Student in Biology, Freiburg (Germany), Toulouse (France), Ann Arbor (USA)
1990 Diploma in Biology
1994 Doctoral thesis (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Freiburg
2004 Habilitation, Title: On the development of cell- and fiber layers in the hippocampus. Medical Faculty, University of Freiburg

Professional experience

1990-1991 Research at the Max Planck-Institut für Immunbiologie, Freiburg
1993 Visiting scientist, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia/USA)
1994-1998 Postdoctoral fellow at Institute of Anatomy/University of Freiburg
1997 Visiting scientist at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia/USA), CNRS Paris (France)
1998-2003 Junior group leader at Institute of Anatomy/University of Freiburg.
2003-2007 Assistant professor, Institute of Anatomy/University of Freiburg
2007-2014 Associate professor, Institute of Neuroanatomy, University of Hamburg
since 10.2014 Full professor at Institute of Anatomy, Head of Neuroanatomy Department, Ruhr-Universität Bochum