Principal Investigator

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

email:  cf99[at]cornell.edu

Education

Ph.D. (2003) Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
M.S. (1998) Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Positions

2020              Associate Director of the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility (CNF)
2018              Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2016              Director, Physical Sciences Oncology Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2013-2014    Visiting Scientist, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials, Potsdam, Germany
2013-2018    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2007-2013    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2006              Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004-2006   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2003-2004   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1998-2003   Graduate Research Assistant, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Honors and Awards

2020
Appointed as Stanley Bryer 1946 Professor of Biomedical Engineering

2019
Chair, Gordon Research Conference Physics of Cancer

2018
Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society

2017
Grace Hopper Distinguished Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Bioengineering

2016
Cornell College of Engineering Research Excellence Award

2016
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

2015
Fellow, The Op-Ed Project at Cornell designed to enhance thought leadership position

2014
Invited Speaker, Keystone Symposium ‘Engineering Cell Fate and Function’, Squaw Creek, CA

2013-2014
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

2013
Invited Speaker, Gordon Conference ‘Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering’, Holderness, NH

2013
Young Innovator, Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech, Seminar Speaker

2010
Affinito Stewart Award, President’s Council of Cornell Women

2008
ORS Young Investigator at the AAOS / ORS Molecular Biology and Therapeutics in Musculoskeletal Oncology (MBTMO) Meeting

2003-2004
Postdoctoral fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2004
Award for outstanding dissertations at Eastern Bavarian universities “Kulturpreis E.ON Bayern fuer herausragende Leistungen in Kunst, Kultur und Wissenschaft an den ostbayerischen Fachhochschulen und Universitaeten”

2004
PhD Summa Cum Laude, University of Regensburg, Germany

2004
Keystone Symposia “Molecular Control of Adipogenesis and Obesity”, Poster Award awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

2002-2003
Predoctoral fellow of the German “Program for advancement of equal opportunities for women in research and academia” (Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsprogramm – Programm zur Foerderung der Chancengleichheit von Frauen in Forschung und Lehre)

2002
Keystone Symposia “Molecular Control of Adipogenesis and Obesity”, David and Lucille Packard Poster Award

Funding

NIH, New York State Center for Advanced Technology, New York State Department of Health, NYSTEM, Cornell NBTC/NSF, HSS – The Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Core Center, Morgan Tissue Engineering Program, Dept. of Urology at WCMC

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