Manfred Frasch

Manfred Frasch

Manfred Frasch is chair of the Division of Developmental Biology in the Department of Biology at Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany. From 1991 to 2006 he was on the faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, where he retains an Adjunct Professor status. Prior to that, Frasch received his Ph.D. degree from Tübingen University, Germany, then performed his postdoctoral training with Michael Levine at Columbia University in New York, and subsequently had a junior group leader position at the Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen. Frasch is a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences and, from 2013 to 2015, served as chair of the Society of Developmental Biology, Germany (GfE). He has had a long-standing interest in the genetic and molecular mechanisms of muscle and heart development, with a main focus on Drosophila, and has authored over 90 articles and papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany


Editor: Manfred Frasch Release Date: 20 Jan 2017
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