Frank O. Fackelmayer

Biomedical Research Institute - FORTH, Greece


Frank O. Fackelmayer is a Principal Investigator (Associate Professor equivalent) at the Biomedical Research Institute of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (BRI-FORTH) in Ioannina, Greece. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Konstanz, Germany, where he continued his scientific activities as a Research Assistant (Assistant Professor) at the Chair of Molecular Genetics. In 2000, he was appointed as the Head of the Department for Molecular Cell Biology at the Heinrich Pette Institute in Hamburg, Germany, where he also was elected Chairman of the Scientific Board of the institute from January 2002 to December 2004. In 2007, he moved to his current affiliation in Greece. His recent research interests include the functional architecture of the cell nucleus, its impact on the regulation of DNA replication and gene expression, and the physiological role of arginine methylation of proteins in regulating cellular pathways in health and disease. He has expert background in confocal microscopy, live-cell imaging, and in vivo mobility measurements of proteins and DNA.

Biography Updated on 15 November 2011

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