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Dr. Madeleine Opitz

Dr. Madeleine Opitz (born Leisner)

Group Leader


Dr. Madeleine Opitz (born Leisner)

Geschwister Scholl Platz 1
Gebaude N, Room 102
80539 Muenchen

Phone: +49-(0)89-2180-6760
Fax: +49-(0)89-2180-3182

Education and internships:


  • since Mai 2012 Habilitandin at the LMU
  • since November 2010 extraordinary member of CeNS
  • since July 2010 Groupleader with Prof. E. Frey in Collaboration with Prof. J. Raedler  Research project: Stochastic analysis of bacterial interactions
  • Sept. 2008-June 2010 postdoc at Harvard University in the group of Kobi Benenson Research project: reduction of noise in biomolecular computers
  • May 5th 2008 PhD (Dr. rer nat.), at the faculty of physics, LMU, advisor Prof. J.O. Rädler and Prof. B. Maier (WWU) "Genetic switching into the competent state. Bacillus subtilis: a single cell approach"
  • since June 2007 CeNS associate, Stipend of ENB (2006-2007)
  • Oct. 2006 - Mai 2008 member of the International Graduate School " Nano-Bio-Technology"
  • Dec. 2004-May 2008 PhD-student at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in the group of Prof. Dr. Rädler and Prof. Dr. Maier at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität
  • Aug. 2002 - Mai. 2003 Graduate student at University of Colorado at Boulder in the group of Prof. Dr. Poyton Stipend of DAAD
  • Nov 1999 - Oct. 2004 Study of Biology at the University of Regensburg, LS Stetter, AG Wirth