Uli Technau studied biology at the Universities of Würzburg, Mainz, Toulouse and LMU Munich.  

1992: Diploma at the University of Munich. 
1995: PhD at the University of Frankfurt (Fellow of German Academic Scholarship Foundation)
1996 - 1998: EMBO postdoctoral fellow at the University of California at Irvine. 
1998 - 2004: Research Associate at the Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany). 
2002:  Habilitation and venia legendi for Zoology and Molecular Biology at the Darmstadt University of Technology 
2004 - 2007: Group leader at the Sars Centre for Marine Molecular Biology.
since 2007: Full Professor for Developmental Biology at the University of Vienna 

Honors, administrative and scientific tasks:

Since 2022 Vice Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences 

Since 2022 Supervisory Board member of Vienna Biocenter Facilities (VBCF)

2008-2019 Head of Department of Molecular Evolution and Development

since 2020 Vice Head of the Department of Neurosciences and Developmental Biology

2014-2018 Vicedean of the Faculty of Life Sciences 

2014-2016 Vice-President of the German Society of Developmental Biology (GfE)

2016-2018 President of the German Society of Developmental Biology (GfE)     

since 2009 Mentoring Professor of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes) 

since 2013 Member of Faculty of 1000

since 2014 Co-Chief Editor of Frontiers in Zoology

Editorial board member of EvoDevo, J. Exp. Zool. Part B, Zoology

since 2019 Science Ambassador for Austrian High schools

since 2019 Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

since 2021 Elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina