Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Joachim Denner

Current position

Head of laboratory, Center HIV and Retrovirology

Academic education and scientific degrees



PhD thesis, Dr. rer. nat., Academy of Sciences, East-Berlin


Scientific interpreter biology (Russian-English)


Diploma Biochemistry Specialisation Virology, Lomonossow University, Moscow, Russia


Academic and research positions


Since 2010

Head of laboratory, HIV and other retroviruses

Since 2000

Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany; Head project group Retrovirus-induced immunosuppression, Speaker project groups Novel pathogens

1989 - 2000

Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen, Germany; Head Section Recombinant Proteins, Peptides

1988 - 1989

Marie Curie Memorial Foundation, Research Institute, Oxted, UK, Lecturer


Defection Federal Republic of Germany

1983 - 1987

Head of the Laboratory Experimental Cancerogenesis, Deputy Head Department Chemical Cancerogenesis, Central Institute of Cancer Research, Berlin-Buch, Germany

1975 - 1982

Scientist, Department Virology, Central Institute of Cancer Research, Berlin-Buch, Germany


Additional information



Gesellschaft für Virologie
Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft
European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)
Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft
Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Xenotransplantation
DAX (Co-founder 1998)



Hans-Gummel-Award, 1985



Reviewer for

Xenotransplantation, J. Virol., Vaccine, Virology, J. Gen. Virol., BMC Genetics, Int. J. Cancer, Arch. Virol., Virus Res., Virus Genes, J. Med. Res., FEBS Letters, J. Vet. Med.,Schering-Stiftung, Wilhelm Sander-Stiftung, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infection Disease, NIH/NIAIDS, Bethesda, USA;


Lecturer in

Master´s Program in Molecular Medicine, Charité, Medical School („Retroviruses“), Lectures Centre Infection Biology (ZIBI), Series Infection Biology („HIV and Retroviruses“), Lectures Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität in Frankfurt (until 2000)