Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kost

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Kost

Head of Division

Department Biologie
Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie (Prof. Dr. Kost)

Raum: Raum 00.369
Staudtstr. 5
91058 Erlangen


Education and Training

1990-1995 PhD training, thesis topic: “Cell fate mapping by genetic engineering”
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gunther Neuhaus, Prof. Dr. Ingo Potrykus
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zürich, Switzerland
1984-1990 University education, diploma in „Experimental Biology“
Supervisor (diploma thesis): Prof. Dr. Gunther Neuhaus
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zürich, Switzerland

Professional Positions

since 2010 Professor (Chair) in Cell Biology
Department of Biology
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
2008-2010 Professor (Chair) in Molecular Genetics
Department of Plant Biology and Forest Genetics
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden
2007-2008 Associate Professor
Warwick HRI
Warwick Universität, Coventry, UK
2002-2007 Group leader (independent)
Institute for Plant Sciences
University of Heidelberg, Germany
1999-2001 Postdoc
Institute of Molecular Agrobiology (IMA), Prof. Dr. Nam-Hai Chua
National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
1995-1998 Postdoc
Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, Prof. Dr. Nam-Hai Chua
Rockefeller University, New York, USA