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Molecular biologist

Frank Lyko, German molecular biologist. Named one of Top 100 Young Innovators, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technology Review, 2004; recipient Heinz Maier-Leibnitz award, 2002, Karl Freudenberg award, 2003, Pharma. Research award, Novartis Foundation, 2007.


Lyko, Frank was born on July 16, 1970 in Heidelberg, Germany.


Diploma in biology, University Heidelberg, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in biology, University Heidelberg, 1998. Postdoctoral research, Whitehead Institute Biomedical Research, 1998—2000.


Group leader epigenetics German Cancer Research Center, 2001—2004, division head epigenetics, since 2004. Professor epigenetics University Heidelberg, since 2006.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journal.