Qualifications and history
- 1995 PhD, University of Tuebingen and Max-Planck Institute for Biology, Germany
- 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University, USA
- 1998 Postdoctoral fellow and staff scientist, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
- 2002 Team and later group leader, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
- 2011 Established lab at the London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK
- 2015 Group Leader, the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Thomas Surrey received his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Tübingen, Germany. He then spent three years at Princeton University, USA, as a postdoc, before he moved to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany.
He started his lab at EMBL in 2002. In 2011 he moved his lab to the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute (which is now part of the Francis Crick Institute). In 2012 he was elected an EMBO member.
In 2015 he received the Hooke Medal of the British Society of Cell Biology.