<p>Barbara Conradt is a Professor of Biology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich). She received a PhD in molecular biology from UCLA and did her postdoctoral work with H. Robert Horvitz at MIT (Horvitz&nbsp;together with Sydney Brenner and John Sulston received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2002 <i>"for their discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death")</i>. She&nbsp;subsequently served as&nbsp;an Independent Junior Group Leader at the Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology, Munich-Martinsried and as Professor of Genetics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.&nbsp;She moved to LMU Munich&nbsp;in 2011, and her research currently<span> focuses on the regulation of programmed cell death and mitochondrial dynamics.</span></p>


Programmed cell death