Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
Hans Lehrach has obtained his PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine and the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry in 1974. He has then moved on to Harvard University, Boston (1974-1978) and became Group Leader at EMBL, Heidelberg (1978-1987). He then moved to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London (1987-1994) to become Head of the Genome Analysis Department. In 1994 he has returned to Germany to become Director at the MPI for Molecular Genetics (1994-2014). He has founded several biotechnology companies such as Sequana Therapeutics, GPC Biotech, Scienion, Prot@gen, PSF Biotech and Atlas Biolabs. He is the Founder of the Berlin-based company Alacris Theranostics GmbH, specializing in the development of new approaches for personalized medicine for cancer patient diagnosis, treatment and drug stratification. In 2010 he founded the non-for-profit research institute Dahlem Centre for Genome Research and Medical Systems Biology
He is the Founder of the Berlin-based company Alacris Theranostics GmbH.