Janina Kneipp

Department of Chemistry
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Brook-Taylor-Str. 2, room 2‘311
12489 Berlin-Adlershof
Phone +49 30 20 93 71 71


Since 10/2012 Professor of Physical Chemistry (W3) Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2008-2012 Assistant Professor, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, BAM
2005-2008 Junior Researcher, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
2005 Visiting Research Scientist, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2003-2005 Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
2002 Research Associate, Laboratorium voor Intensive Care Research en Optische Spectroscopie, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1998-2001 Robert-Koch-Institut Berlin, Germany (dissertation work)


02/2002 Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), Department of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacology, Freie Universität Berlin
1992-1998 Undergraduate studies in Biology and Physics, graduate studies in Biology, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Honors and Awards

2012 Wilhelm Ostwald Fellow (BAM)
2010 Bunsen-Kirchhoff Award (GDCh)
2010 ERC Starting Grant


2014-2016 Head of Chemistry Department
Since 2012 Speaker of Graduate School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof (SALSA) (GSC 1013)
2012-2014 Member of HU's selection committee Excellence Initiative Funding for Young Researchers


Publications of the group