Dr. Christina Bürger

Christina Bürger
Christina Bürger, with extensive experience in science management, has joined Hertie AI as the Managing Director. Having worked in various research and academic institutions, including the Institute of Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics, the Research Department at the University of Tübingen, and the Faculty of Medicine, Christina brings a wealth of knowledge. With a background in Biology and a Ph.D. from Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, she has specialized expertise in research management and knowledge transfer. In her role, Christina oversees the institute's operations, collaborates with the board for strategic development, coordinates research programs, manages intramural funding projects, ensures quality assurance, and handles communication and international visibility efforts.
Working at Hertie AI allows me to contribute towards achieving our vision, fostering innovative research, collaboration, and international recognition in the dynamic field of artificial intelligence.

Present Positions And Title

Managing Director

Research Group

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Since 2023Hertie Institute for AI in Brain Health, University of TübingenManaging Director
2021 - 2023Research Division, Central Administration, Medical Faculty University TübingenResearch Consultant
2019 - 2021Central Administration, Division II Research, University TübingenResearch Consultant
2018 - 2019Institute of Medical Genetics and Applied Genomics, University Hospital TübingenProject Manager
2017Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (IPEK), LMU MunichPostdoc
2013 - 2017Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (IPEK), LMU MunichPhD student

Academic Education

YearDegreeInstitutionField of Study
2017Dr. rer. nat.LMU MunichBiology
2012M.Sc.Ruhr University Bochum Biology
2010B.Sc.Ruhr University Bochum Biology