Max Gutierrez

Maximiliano Gutierrez

Qualifications and history

  • 2002 BSc. Biochemistry, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
  • 2005 PhD in Biochemistry, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
  • 2006 Post-Doctoral Fellow, European Molecular Biology Laboratories (EMBL), Germany
  • 2009 Junior Group Leader, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Germany
  • 2012 Programme Leader Track, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
  • 2015 Group Leader, the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

Max studied biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of San Luis in Argentina.

In 2005, he was awarded a PhD in cell biology from the University of San Luis, Argentina, where he focused on the interactions between intracellular pathogens and the autophagic pathway.

From 2006, he was a postdoc in Gareth Griffiths Laboratory at EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany as a fellow of the von Humboldt foundation and EMBO, focusing on the cell biology of macrophages and mycobacteria.

In 2009, he moved to the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany as head of the Junior Research Group 'Phagosome Biology'.

Since 2012, he has been a Programme Leader Track at the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research, which became part of the Francis Crick Institute in 2015.