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Prof. Dr. Klaus Förstemann
Control of Gene Expression by microRNAs in Drosophila

Address

Prof. Dr. Klaus Förstemann
Department Biochemie
und Genzentrum München
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25
81377 München
Germany

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-76912
Fax +49 (0)89 2180-76945
Room-Nr. A3.068
Email foerstemann@genzentrum.lmu.de
Home page www.foerstemann.genzentrum.lmu.de/

Research Interests

  • Biogenesis of microRNAs and RISC complexes
  • Biological relevance of microRNA-mediated regulation
  • Transport and sub-cellular localization of microRNA precursors

Short CV

  • Studied Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen and the University of Washington, Seattle / USA
  • 2002 PhD at the Swiss Institute of Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), Lausanne/Switzerland
  • 2002-2003 Postdoctoral research at ISREC, Lausanne/Switzerland
  • 2004-2005 Postdoctoral research at University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester/USA
  • Since 2006 Tenure-Track Professor at the Gene Center, LMU

Key publications

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