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Tanja Vogel

Prof. Dr.
Principal Investigator

University of Freiburg
Department for Molecular Embryology Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Albertstraße 17
79104 Freiburg


1988-1997 Studies of Biochemistry, University of Hannover and PhD examination
1997-2000 MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK, Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. H. Cooke
2000-2005 MPI Biophysical Chemistry Göttingen, Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. P. Gruss
2005-2011 Neuroanatomy University of Göttingen, Habilitation Anatomy
Since 2011 Professor (W2) of Anatomy, since 2016 Full Professor (W3), University of Freiburg
Since 2017 Speaker of the Research Training Group "MeInBio", University of Freiburg

Further CV details

Focus of research

  • Neurodevelopmental epigenetics: histone modifcations as determinants of neuronal differentiation
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders: Function of FOXG1 in controling non-coding RNAs in atypical Rett syndrome
  • Control of neurogenesis through extracellular TGFbeta signals