Rudi Balling

Rudi Balling

Rudi Balling is Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine in Luxembourg (LCSB). He is a developmental biologist and geneticist. He studied nutrition at the Universities of Bonn and Washington State University, USA and received his PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of Aachen, Germany.

After completing research posts at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute in Toronto and the Max Planck Institutes in Göttingen and Freiburg, he became director of the Institute of Mammalian Genetics at the GSF in Munich in 1993. From 2001 - 2009 he was scientific director of the Helmholtz Centre of Infection Research in Braunschweig. In 2009, he became founding director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, an interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Luxembourg.