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Ralf Erdmann

biologist , researcher

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.

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