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Molecular biology researcher

Andrew Christian Cato, German molecular biology researcher. Member German Endocrine Society (Schoeller-Junkmann prize 1989).


Cato, Andrew Christian was born on May 2, 1951 in Accra, Ghana. Son of Jonathan Andrew and Victoria Edith (Randolph) Cato.


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1974. Master of Science in Molecular Enzymology, University Warwick, Coventry, England, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1978.

Doctor habilitatus, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1990. Privatdoz., University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1995.


Research assistant University Glasgow, Scotland, 1975-1978. Research fellow Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland, 1978-1980, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1980-1981, University Marburg, Germany, 1981-1985, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, 1985-1988, laboratory leader Germany, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Federation of European Biochemical Societies Gene Function Volunteer 51, 1978, Federation of European Biochemical Societies Clinical & Biological Research Volunteer 64, 1983, Glucocorticoid Hormone: Mechanisms of Action, 1986, Chromosomal Proteins & Gene Expression, 1986, Cellular & Molecular Biology of Mammary Cancer, 1987, DNA elements: structure & interaction with estrogen Receptor, 1988, Progress in Cancer Research & Therapy, 1988, Aldosterone: Molecular Aspects, 1991, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1993, The Fos & Jun families of transcription factors, 1994, Androgen receptor structure and prostate cancer, 1996. Contributor over 90 articles to professional science journals.


Member German Endocrine Society (Schoeller-Junkmann prize 1989).


  • Other Interests

    Yoga, Karate.


Married Ursula Becker, September 24, 1982. Children: Cato, Laura.

Jonathan Andrew Cato

Victoria Edith (Randolph) Cato

Ursula Becker


Laura Cato