Ulrike Brandt-Bohne

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Ulrike Brandt-Bohne (* 1977 in Bangkok , Thailand) is a German biologist and television presenter.


Born in Asia, Brandt-Bohne attended elementary school in La Paz in Bolivia and went to high school in Quito , Ecuador . The Abitur in Barcelona was followed by basic studies in biology in Karlsruhe . Brandt-Bohne completed her main studies and diploma in Konstanz before doing her doctorate at the University of Cologne under the title Investigations on the role of EGFL5 and DNER in neuronal development processes with a comprehensive thesis on the characterization and functional analysis of receptors and pathfinding molecules of the nervous system .

Ulrike Brandt-Bohne is married to the Stuttgart immunologist Felix Bohne and lives and works in Barcelona and Cologne. Brandt-Bohne became known to a wider audience primarily through her moderation of the ARD knowledge magazine Kopfball . In the course of the reorientation of the program in April 2006, the biologist said she was approached on the way to the cafeteria and then prevailed in a casting. Since that time she has been part of the knowledge reporter team, together with Isabel Hecker , Burkhardt Weiß and Klas Bömecke , which researches answers to questions from viewers. Your function within the team is primarily to conduct the expert interviews.

Brandt-Bohne mainly worked as a scientist. After a postdoctoral position at the University of Cologne, she worked from 2007 to 2009 under the direction of Mariona Arbones at the Center de Regulació Genòmica (CRG) in Barcelona. She has been a freelance science journalist since 2010. Brandt-Bohne has been employed as a lecturer at the National Institute for Science Communication (NaWik) since 2016.

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