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Prof. Dr. Karl-Peter Hopfner
Chair of Biochemistry - Structural Biology of DNA Repair Machines


Prof. Dr. Karl-Peter Hopfner
Department Biochemie
und Genzentrum München
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-76950
Fax +49 (0)89 2180-76999
Room-Nr. A4.002
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Research Interests

  • DNA repair and genome maintenance
  • Repair of DNA damage in chromatin
  • RNA maintenance

Short CV

  • Studied biology at Regensburg and St.Louis
  • 1997 PhD, Max-Planck-Institute of Structural Biology, Martinsried
  • 1998-2001 Postdoctoral research at Scripps Research Institute, USA
  • 2001-2004 Professor (C3, tenure-track) of Biochemistry, LMU Munich
  • 2005-2006 Professor (C3), LMU Munich
  • Since 2007 Professor of Biochemistry (W3), LMU Munich

Key publications

See list of publications on the home page of Prof. Hopfner.