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Ralf Erdmann

Ralf Erdmann, German biologist, researcher. Achievements include first isolation of yeast mutants affected in peroxisome assembly; characterization of proteins essential for peroxisome biogensis.

Background

  • Erdmann, Ralf was born on November 1, 1959 in Kamen, Germany. Son of Werner Willi and Thea Giesela (Greiner) Erdmann.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1989.

    Career

    • Research assistant Ruhr University, Bochum, 1989-1991. Research fellow Rockefeller University, New York City, 1991-1993. Research associate Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1993-1995, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include first isolation of yeast mutants affected in peroxisome assembly. Characterization of proteins essential for peroxisome biogensis.

    Connections

    • Married Bernhild Lorra, July 31, 1992. Children: Melinda Onida, Milan Marcel.
    • father: Werner Willi Erdmann
    • mother: Thea Giesela (Greiner) Erdmann
    • spouse: Bernhild Lorra
    • children: Melinda Onida Erdmann
    • Milan Marcel Erdmann
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    Born November 1, 1959
    (age 57)
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    • 1986
      Ruhr University
    • 1989
      Ruhr University
    • 1989 - 1991
      Research assistant, Ruhr University
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1991 - 1993
      research fellow, Rockefeller University
    • 1993 - 1995
      research associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    • 1995
      research associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany