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Osman El-Maarri

Osman El-Maarri, Lebanese, German biologist, researcher. Achievements include research in epigenetic changes in DNA in both healthy and disease linked status; research in molecular diagnosis of novel mechanisms leading to hemophilia. Recipient Johann Lukas Schönlein award, 2006, Best Doctor of Philosophy thesis award, 1999. Member of Epigenetic Society, Room Engineers Tripoli.

Background

  • El-Maarri, Osman was born on April 15, 1969 in Tripoli, Lebanon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, American University Beirut, 1990. Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular biology & genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1999.

    Career

    • Research scientist Max Planck Institute, Berlin, 1999—2000. Research group leader University Bonn, Germany, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in epigenetic changes in DNA in both healthy and disease linked status. Research in molecular diagnosis of novel mechanisms leading to hemophilia.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional science journals.

    Membership

    Member of Epigenetic Society, Room Engineers Tripoli.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, travel, sports, classical music.

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    Born April 15, 1969
    (age 48)
    Nationality
    • 1990
      American University Beirut
    • 1993
      Bogazici University
    • 1999
      Bogazici University
    • 1999
      Research scientist, Max Planck Institute
      Berlin, Germany, Germany