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Prof. Dr. Frank Lyko

Prof. Dr. Frank Lyko

Prof. Dr. Frank Lyko


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+49 6221/ 423800


+49 6221/ 423802



Born 1970. Studied biology in Heidelberg. Graduate student with R. Paro, University of Heidelberg. Postdoc with R. Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Cambridge (USA). Group leader at DKFZ 2001-2004, Division head since 2004, Professor of Epigenetics, University of Heidelberg, since 2006. Awards include Emmy Noether fellowship (1999-2004, German Research Foundation), Heinz Maier-Leibniz award (2002, German Ministry for Education and Research), Karl Freudenberg award (2003, Heidelberg Academy of Sciences), Novartis Foundation award for Pharamacological Research (2007). Married, with three children.

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