Dr. Ann-Kristin Mueller

until January 2020:

Department of Infectious Diseases, Parasitology
Heidelberg University Hospital
69120 Heidelberg, Germany


Parasitology (malaria), immunology, vaccinology, cell biology, intrahepatic infections


2012 Minerva-Arches Prize of the BMBF and Max-Planck Society
2010-present Kollegiat of the “Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften” (academy of science of the state of Baden-Württemberg)
2010 “Auf dem Weg zur Professur” Managment course of the Excellence Cluster of the University Heidelberg
2010 Personal career development coaching at the Führungsakademie Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany
2008 EXIST-Forschungstransfer grant by the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie
2006 EMBO long-term research fellowship (ALTF405-2006)
2006 2006 Karl Freudenberg Prize by the “Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften” for PhD work
2006 2006 prize for “Basic medical research: vaccination against malaria” by the German GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
2005 “Top post-doc and student talk” at the Molecular Parasitology Meeting (MPM XVI), Woods Hole, MA, USA

2011-present Mentor and Shareholder of the MalVa GmbH (co-funded by EXIST II of the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie)
2009-present Independent Group Leader at Heidelberg University, Department of Infectious Diseases, Parasitology, Heidelberg, Germany
2007-2008 Junior Group Leader at the Research Center for Infectious Diseases, Würzburg, Germany
2007 EMBO research fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (with Prof. E. Riley), London, UK
2005-2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the lab of Dr. Kai Matuschewski, Heidelberg, Germany
2002 Three-month summer course “Biology of Parasitism” at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
2001-2004 PhD thesis in the lab of Dr. Kai Matuschewski, Heidelberg, Germany
1996-2001 Student of Biology at the University of Marburg