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Pia Scherer-Geiß

Phone: +49 681 302 64705
Fax: +49 681 302 64719
Room: 410
Address: Saarland University
Center for Bioinformatics Saar
P.O. Box 151150
66041 Saarbrücken


Fields of duties

  • Executive management of the CBI Saar
  • Scientific management and network enhancement
  • Management administration
  • Publicity and course guidance
  • Personnel and financial management
  • Enhancement of the CBI Saar
  • Resolution preparation of the CBI Saar council and other panels
  • Organisation and coordination of congresses and other events
  • Networking inside and outside of the UdS
  • Expansion of contacts to acadamies and other partners


Panel memberships

  • Organisational comittee of the European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) 2002
  • CBI Saar council
  • Representative of the CBI Saar in the Z-NET of the Saarland University
  • Representative of the CBI Saar in the "Plattform Weiterbildung" (platform for continuing education) of the "Zentrum für lebenslanges Lernen" (center for lifelong studying)



WS 11/12 Patent Law and Bioethics
WS 08/09  Patent Law and Bioethics
SS 06 Patent Law and Bioethics


Curriculum vitae

1958                Born in St. Wendel, married to Volker Geiß, head of administration at the MPI for Informatics in Saarbrücken



1979-1982     Studied social pedagogy at the Niederrhein University, Dpt. Mönchengladbach
1990-1992 Studied educational science with focuses extracurricular education/andragogy at the Trier University (final degree: Dipl.-Pädagogin)
Thesis: "Formale Logik als Instrument pädagogischer Erkenntnis"
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Baltes


Employments and Scholarships

1982-1995     Head of the helpdesk for §218b StGB (SKF in Neunkirchen and Saarbrücken)
1995-1998 Consultant für matters concering §218b StGB and general social services at the Diozösan-Caritas-Verband Trier
Autonomous coach for rhetorics and communication, conflict and self-management;
Teacher for German, History and Civics (IB Rodalben)
seit 2000 Executive of the CBI at the Saarland University
seit 2007 Woman's representative of the faculty for science and technology of the Saarland University