Niels Volkmann earned his Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, and Biophysics from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 1993. He trained as a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Research Unit for Ribosome Structure where he contributed to the body of work that earned his Ph.D. advisor Ada Yonath the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009. He received additional postdoctoral training at Brandeis University at the Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center with Carolyn Cohen and The Keck Center for Cellular Visualization with David DeRosier. During his postdoctoral times, Dr. Volkmann gained additional expertise in structural biology and image processing during extended stays at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge (UK), the Weizmann Institute in Israel, and NASA where he contributed to experiments on two different space missions. He joined the faculty of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in 2001.
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