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Dr. Stefan Rahlfs

Academic Résumé



1988  1995

Student of Biology at Georg August University of Göttingen

1995  1999

Dissertation at Georg August University of Göttingen



Feb. – Nov. 1999

Research associate in the hematology/pediatrics department at the University Hospital of Göttingen

Dec. 1999 – Aug. 2000

Research associate at the Research Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Würzburg, work group Becker-Brandenburg

Sep. 2000 – Aug. 2006

Research associate for the Chair of Human Nutritional Biochemistry, Justus Liebig University, Giessen (Becker lab)

Sep. 2006 – Mar. 2007

Research associate at the University of Heidelberg Biochemistry Center

Apr. 2007  present

Academic advisor at JLU Giessen, Becker lab
Topical focus: characterization of redox metabolism in the malaria pathogen Plasmodium falciparum

 April 2015 – present

Senior academic advisor at JLU Giessen

Additional training:


Course to become a certified expert in genetic engineering law

1995 – present

Member of the Union for General & Applied Microbiology

2001 – present

Duties as a genetic engineering commissioner


Secured research funding for junior researchers at the University of Giessen

2007 – present

Duties as a biological safety commissioner


73 from 2001–2019, h-index: 35 (Google Scholar)

Reviewer: Parasitol. Int., J. Mol. Biol., Trends Parasit., Comp. Biochem. Physiol., Acta Trop., Malar. J., BioMed Res. Int.