Curriculum Vitae

Pau Formosa-Jordan


Nationality                                              Spanish

Orcid ID                                                    0000-0003-3005-597X


Current position

September 2020 - present

Group Leader, Department of Plant Developmental Biology,
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research.

May 2022 – present

Contributing Investigator, Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences 


Carl-von-Linné-Weg 10

50829 Cologne


Phone number

+49 221 5062-291



Academic Background

2007 – 2013

Ph.D. in Physics with International Mention, awarded with
Cum Laude (maximal grade), UB, Barcelona, Spain

2006 – 2007

Official Master in Biophysics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Mar. 2006 – Jul. 2006

Exchange program, École Polythecnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

2001 – 2006

Degree in Physics, UB, Spain


Postdoctoral experience

May 2014 – Jul. 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Locke, Jönsson and Meyerowitz groups, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge

May 2013 – Apr. 2014

Postdoctoral Researcher, Universitat de Barcelona (UB)


Distinctions and Awards 

Oct. 2014 – Sep. 2019

Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Queens' College (Cambridge)

Apr. 2015 –Mar. 2018

Herchel Smith Fellowship, University of Cambridge,
Cambridge, UK.

Dec. 2015

PhD Distinction: “XIX Premi Claustre de Doctors de la Universitat de Barcelona”. First prize among the PhD Theses defended at the UB during the academic course 2012-2013.


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