Prof. Dr. Susanne Aileen Funke

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Protein protein interactions
  • Therapy and diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Prevention of bacterial infections
  • Detection and development of biomarkers
  • Molecular biology and genetics

Research projects can be found on


University Activities

  • Head of Institute for bioanalytics
  • Head of Lab for biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Gender Equality Representative

Professional Activities

  • PD at University of Bayreuth
  • Reviewer for various scientific journals

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2016 - 2021: Vice president for research, University of Applied Sciences Coburg
  • 2015: PD, University of Bayreuth
  • 2014: Habilitation, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
  • April 2013: Professor for molecular biology, University of Applied Sciences Coburg
  • 2007 - 2013: Group leader, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH: Therapy and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
  • 2005 - 2007: Postdoc, Institut für Physikalische Biologie, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
  • 02/2005 PhD: Institute of Molecular Enzymtechnology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
  • 1995-2001: Diploma of Biology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Professional Memberships

  • Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)
  • Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM)