Robert Eferl



Curriculum Vitae – Robert Eferl Name and Address Assoc. Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Robert Eferl Doctor of Molecular Microbiology Medical University Vienna (MUV) Department of Medicine I Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) Borschkegasse 8a, A-1090, Vienna, Austria Phone +43-1-4016057571 e-mail [email protected] Web: University Studies 1986-1993 Molecular Microbiology, Karl-Franzens University, Graz 1992-1993 Diploma “The function of gene19 in the conjugative DNA transfer of bacteria” 1993-1998 PhD thesis “The function of c-jun in mouse development”, supervised by Prof. Dr. Kurt Zatloukal, Institute of Pathology, LKH Graz, and Prof. Dr. Gregor Högenauer (Institute of Microbiology, Karl-Franzens University Graz) Research and Professional Experience 6/1998-8/1999 Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Pathology with Prof. Kurt Zatloukal, Graz 9/1999-12/2002 Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (I.M.P.), Vienna in the Laboratory of Erwin F. Wagner 1/2003-6/2005 Staff Scientist at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (I.M.P.), Vienna in the Laboratory of Erwin F. Wagner 9/2005 Founder and Principle Investigator of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research (LBI-CR), Vienna 7/2008 Deputy Director of the LBI-CR 1/2011 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Cancer Research, Vienna 12/2012 Venia Docendi for Tumor Biology at the Medical University Vienna 4/2014 Associate Professor at the Institute of Cancer Research, Vienna Memberships & Expert Opinion Member of the CAG (Concerted Action Group) for basic research of EASL (European Association for the Studies of the Liver). Regular reviewer activities for the Journals Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Liver International, Gut, American Journal of Pathology, Cancer Research, Oncogene, Molecular Cancer, PlosONE, Frontiers in Gastrointestinal Sciences, International Journal of Molecular Science, Magazine of European Medical Oncology and Grants A-Star, AICR, University of Luxemburg Editor of: Book/Volume: “Mouse Models of Cancer”, Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press. Printed in spring 2015 (Editors: Robert Eferl and Emilio Casanova) Working Fields • Basic biomedical science to identify functions of transcription factors in diseases • Development of transgenic mouse models for cooperative mutations in cancer development • Investigation of molecular and cellular processes in the tumor microenvironment that influence cancer formation with a focus on tumor-associated macrophages and STAT3 • Cytokine signaling in cholestatic liver fibrosis, hepatocellular carcinomas and formation of colorectal tumors with a focus on transcription factors STAT1 and STAT3

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