Prof. Dr. Frank Jülicher
Frank Jülicher studied Physics at the University of Stuttgart and RWTH Aachen University. He did his PhD work at the Institute for Solid State Research at the Research Center Jülich and received his PhD in 1994 from the University of Cologne. His postdoctoral work at the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and the Institut Curie and ESPCI in Paris was followed by a CNRS research position at the Institut Curie in Paris in 1998. Since 2002, he is a Director at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden and a professor of biophysics at the Technical University of Dresden. His research interests are theoretical approaches to active matter and the spatiotemporal organization of cells and tissues.