- PhD, Organic Chemistry, University of Clausthal, Germany, 1997
- MS, Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1993
Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Birgit Schilling, PhD, is the Director of the Mass Spectrometry Core and an Assistant Professor at The Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Schilling studied Chemistry at the University of Hamburg and received her Doctorate (PhD) from the University of Clausthal, Germany. Schilling obtained additional research training as a postdoctoral fellow at UCSF, and joined the Buck Institute in 2000. She is also Adjunct Professor at University of Southern California and is teaching at the Buck Institute as part of the joined Buck Institute/USC PhD program.