Dr. rer. nat. Harald Platta (Alumni)

Dr. rer. nat. Harald W. Platta               

Contact Data
Name:                         Dr. Harald Wolfgang Platta
Office Address:            Ruhr-University Bochum, MA3/141, Universitätsstr. 150, 44801 Bochum
Phone:                        (+49)234-32-24968
E-Mail:                         harald.platta@rub.de

Education and Positions
Study of Biology
Faculty of Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum
Diploma Thesis (Dipl. Biol.)
Plant Physiology, Prof. Weiler, Ruhr-University Bochum
Dissertation (Dr. rer nat.)
Systems Biochemistry, Prof. Erdmann, Ruhr-University Bochum
Systems Biochemistry, Prof. Erdmann, Ruhr-University Bochum
EMBO Longterm Fellowship
Biochemistry, Prof. Stenmark, Norwegian Radium Hospital Oslo
Juniorprofessor (Jun.-Prof.)
Biochemistry of Intracellular Transport (B.I.T.), Ruhr-University Bochum
Habilitation (positively evaluated Jun.-Prof. as equal achievement)
Biochemistry of Intracellular Transport (B.I.T.), Ruhr-University Bochum
2019- 2020      
Docent and Group Leader
Biochemistry of Intracellular Transport (B.I.T.), Ruhr-University Bochum
since 2021      
Adjunct Professor (Lehrbeauftragter)
Institute of Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum

Distinctions and Activities

•    Research Award of the Sophia & Fritz Heinemann Foundation (2007)
•    EMBO Longterm Fellowship (2009-2011)
•    Principal Investigator in the DFG Collaborative Research Centre SFB 642
     GTP- and ATP-dependent Membrane Processes (2012-2016)
•    Principal Investigator in two projects of the DFG Research Unit FOR 1905
     Structure and Function of the Peroxisomal Translocon (2013-2020)
•    Invited Speaker and Chairman at several international scientific conferences
•    Editorial Board Member of Cells (MDPI) (since 2018)
•    International Open Access Week 2019: Boutouja et al.(Cells 8;18;2019) listed as "one of the most popular
•    Guest Editor for Special Issues for Cells (MDPI) and Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark) in 2021
•    Publons-listed Reviewer (99th percentile)

Teaching Experience
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical Faculty Bochum:
Lectures, Seminars, Project-oriented learning, Practical Courses and Exams (Physikum, Dr. med.) for Medical students as well as Practical Courses and Exams (B.Sc., M.Sc., Dr. rer. nat.) for Biology students and Biochemistry students.

48 Publications in peer-reviewed journals
 5 Publications as book chapter or non-English scientific journals
h-Index: 25; Citations: > 5700 (Web of Science)