Dr. Wolfgang Wagner

Scientist

Wolfgang Wagner studied Biology at the University of Vienna where he received his Diploma degree in 1998. He carried out his PhD thesis research in the lab of Antonella Ragnini-Wilson at the Vienna Biocenter and obtained a doctoral degree in genetics in 2002. He then joined John A. Hammer III at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda (USA) as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2011, Wolfgang joined Matthias Kneussel at the Department of Molecular Neurogenetics (ZMNH). Wolfgang is currently a principal investigator within the DFG-funded research network FOR2419. Wolfgang employs cerebellar Purkinje cells as a neuronal model system to investigate how actin-based cytoskeletal motors of the myosin family shape neuronal development and function.

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