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GenEvo's management supports our scientists so they can focus on their research with minimal bureaucracy.

The GenEvo coordinator focuses on the day-to-day administration of the RTG, while the RTG manager supports with his expertise in running graduated programmes and coordinates the interaction between GenEvo and the International PhD Programme.

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Coordinator: Judith Kochmann


  • Since 2022: Scientific coordinator of the research training group „Gene Regulation in Evolution“ Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Faculty of Biology
  • 2013-2021: Research Associate/Postdoc at Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Frankfurt am Main


  • 2013: PhD Environmental Biology, University College Dublin
  • 2008: MSc Biological Oceanography, University of Southern Denmark


Manager: Ralf Dahm


  • Since 2010: Director of Scientific Management, IMB Mainz
  • 2008-2010: Director of Scientific Management, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
  • 2004-2005: Research Group Leader and Habilitation in Neuroscience, Center for Brain Research (CBR), Medical University of Vienna, Austria


  • 2011-2014: Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences, Mainz
  • 1995-1998: PhD in Biochemistry, University of Dundee, Scotland
  • 1994-1995: MSc in Biochemistry, University of Dundee, Scotland