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Edgar Albert Ernst Serfling

Edgar Albert Ernst Serfling, German pathology educator. Achievements include research on structure of eukaryotic enhancers, transcriptional regulation of lymphokine genes. Recipient Leibniz medal Academy of Sciences, 1976.

Background

  • Serfling, Edgar Albert Ernst was born on February 7, 1944 in Hermsdorf, Germany. Son of Ernst and Ilse (Gäbler) Serfling.

  • Education

    • Diploma biology, University Halle, Germany, 1968. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Halle, Germany, 1972. Doctor of Natural Sciences, Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1982.

      Dr.habil.med., Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1982.

    Career

    • Group leader Zentral Institute Genetik, Gatersleben, Germany, 1976-1982. Senior research Institute of Molecular Biology II, Zürich, Switzerland, 1983-1985. Group leader Institute of Virology and Immunobiology, Würzburg, 1985-1992.

      Head of department Institute of Pathology, Universität Würzburg, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on structure of eukaryotic enhancers, transcriptional regulation of lymphokine genes.

    Works

    • Author: Struktur und Expression der Gene höherer Organismen, 1982.

    Connections

    • Married Karin Thoma Petzold, May 23, 1980. Children: Sebastian, Julia.
    • father: Ernst Serfling
    • mother: Ilse (Gäbler) Serfling
    • spouse: Karin Thoma Petzold
    • children: Sebastian Serfling
    • Julia Serfling
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    Born February 7, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1968
      University Halle
    • 1972
      University Halle
    • 1982
      Academy of Sciences
    • 1982
      University Würzburg
    • 1976 - 1982
      Group leader, Zentral Institute Genetik
      Gatersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
    • 1983 - 1985
      senior, research Institute of Molecular Biology The second
      Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 1985 - 1992
      group leader, Institute of Virology and Immunobiology
      Würzburg, Bayern, Germany, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1992
      head, of department Institute of Pathology

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