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Edgar Albert Ernst Serfling

pathology educator

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.

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