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Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf



Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry
Molecular Animal Breeding and Biotechnology
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 25
81377 Munich

Room: A 1.02
Phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 76801

Work group


Scientific Vita

since 2015 Director Center for Innovative Medical Models (CiMM), LMU Munich
since 2008 Vice-Dean for Research Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, LMU Munich
since 2003 Diplomate European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM)
since 2003 Director Laboratory for Functional Genome Analysis (LAFUGA), Gene Center, LMU Munich
since 2001 Diplomate European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR)
since 1995 Full professor (C4) Gene Center and Dept. Veterinary Sciences, LMU Munich
1994 Group leader University of Veterinary Sciences, Vienna, Austria
1990-1993 Postdoctoral researcher Institute of Animal Breeding, LMU Munich (with Prof. Gottfried Brem)
1990 Dr. med. vet. LMU Munich. Advisors: Prof. Gottfried Brem and Prof. Walter Hermanns
1987-1990 Doctoral thesis Institute of Animal Breeding and Institute of Veterinary Pathology, LMU Munich. Advisors: Prof. Gottfried Brem and Prof. Walter Hermanns
1982-1987 Study of Veterinary Medicine LMU Munich

Awards and Honors

  • 2014 Corresponding Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
  • 2008 Member, Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), LMU Munich
  • 2005 Call to the ETH Zurich (Chair for Animal Breeding)
  • 2004 Call to the University of Berne (Chair for Veterinary Genetics)
  • 2000 Call to the University of Rostock (Chair for Animal Breeding)
  • 2000 Erwin Schrödinger-Prize 2000 for excellent interdisciplinary research (shared between Prof. Dr. R. Förster, Dr. E. Kremmer, PD Dr. M. Lipp, Prof. Dr. E. Wolf)
  • 2000 Elected Member of the German Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina
  • 1988-1990 Doctoral Fellowship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Currently funded Projects

  • DFG TRR 127 „Biology of xenogeneic cell, tissue and organ transplantation – from bench to bedside” (Speaker)
  • DFG Graduate School Quantitative Biosciences Munich (QBM) (Member)
  • German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) (Associated member)
  • EU COST Action BM1308 „Sharing Advances on Large Animal Models“ (Action Chair)
  • EU-H2020 “Integration of Nano- and Biotechnology for Beta-Cell and Islet Transplantation – iNanoBIT” (Project leader)
  • Bavarian Research Network for Molecular Biosystems (BioSysNet) (Associated senior group)