Director of Scientific Affairs & Communications
Human Frontier Science Program
Strasbourg Cedex, France
Guntram Bauer is the director of fellowships of the Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) in Strasbourg, France. As one of the scientific directors at HFSP, he is responsible for the overall coordination of the HFSP fellowship programs that provide support for young scientists on a global scale. He is a member of the European Network on Research Careers (ENRC), an informal network of program directors from European funding agencies.
He worked from 1998 until 2002 as a research associate in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2002 he joined the Max Planck Society as scientific coordinator for an “International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS).” He managed this new Ph.D. support program on molecular plant biology at the MPI for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne, Germany, until 2004.
Bauer holds a doctoral degree in plant biology from the University of Bayreuth, Germany.