Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

Editor(s): Gerald Thiel

Print ISBN: 9783527312856

Online ISBN: 9783527608034

DOI: 10.1002/3527608036

Author Biography


About the Author

Since 1997 Gerald Thiel has been professor for Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of the Saarland, Germany. In 1987 he started his career as a post-doc at The Rockefeller University, New York, in the lab of the 2000 Nobel Prize Laureate Paul Greengard. At the same time he was visiting fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Texas. In 1991 and 1992 he worked as an assistant professor for Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience at The Rockefeller University, and from 1992 to 1997 he was head of lab at the Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany. His current research interests are the regulation of neuronal gene transcription, signal transduction in the nervous system and the regulation of proliferation and programmed cell death in the nervous system.

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