Research Department Nutrition and Food Sciences

Gregor-Mendel-Str. 2
85350 Freising

Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 2026
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 2824

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Prof. Dr. Martin Klingenspor

 
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Prof. Dr. Martin Klingenspor

Else Kröner-Fresenius Stiftungsprofessur

Gregor-Mendel-Str. 2
85350 Freising
Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 2386
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 2366

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Education
1981 -1987
Biology, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
1987
Diploma in Biology
1994
Ph.D. Animal Physiology ’summa cum laude’ (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
2001
Habilitation and venia legendi for Zoology and Animal Physiology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Career
1994-1995
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Animal Physiology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
1995-1996
Postdoctoral fellow, at the Lipid Research Laboratory, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, USA
1997-2001
Assistant Professor for Animal Physiology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
2002-2004
Associate Professor for Animal Physiology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
2004-2006
Deputy Head of the Department of Animal Physiology (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
2007-to date
Professor for Molecular Nutritional Medicine (Technische Universität München)

Reseach Interests:

  • Physiology of energy balance regulation
  • Metabolic disorders in mice
  • Mitochondrial respiration physiology
  • Adaptation of metabolism to different alimentary conditions
  • Metabolic effects of secondary plant compounds

Teaching:

  • Human and Animal Physiology for students of Biological Sciences
  • Physiology and Neuroendocrinology of Food Intake and Energy Expenditure
  • Basic and Advanced courses in Biochemistry and Pathobiochemistry for students in Nutritional Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Introduction to Bioinformatic Methods for students in Nutritional and Biological Sciences

Selected Memberships:

  • Member of the German Zoological Society (DZG, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft)
  • Member of the Physiology Study Group of the DZG
  • Member of the American Physiological Society
  • Member of the German Obesity Society (DAG, Deutsche Adipositas Gesellschaft)

Honors, Awards:

  • Young Investigator Award of the Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany (1998)
  • Research fellowship of the German Research Council (1995)