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Rudi Balling

Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine

Director

Rudi Balling has studied human and animal nutrition and received his PhD in Reproductive Biology from the University of Aachen. After his habilitation in 1991, he carried out research in the Mount Sinai Research Hospital in Toronto, Canada, and the Max Planck Institutes in Göttingen and Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1993, he became director at the Helmholtz Center for Mammalian Genetics in Munich. In 2001, he took over the position as Scientific Director of the Helmholtz Center in Braunschweig, a research center with close to 700 employees. January-July 2009, Dr. Balling was a guest professor at the Broad Institute of MIT/Harvard University in Boston (USA). He took up the position as the Director of Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine in September 2009.