Axel Ullrich, PhD
Dr. Ullrich received his primary degree in Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen, Germany and he received a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in Molecular Genetics in 1975. He did post-doctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco from 1975 to 1977 and worked as a senior scientist at Genentech in San Francisco, California from 1978 to 1988. From 1988, he has been at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. Dr. Ullrich received the 2010 Wolf Prize for research on human proto-oncogenes and development of novel cancer therapies.