Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf, Germany

Dr. Eckhard Wolf studied Veterinary Medicine at the LMU Munich, where he finished his Dr. med. vet. in 1990. In 1994 he did his Habilitation for Animal Breeding and Genetics at the University of Veterinary Sciences in Vienna, Austria. Since 1995 he holds the Chair for Molecular Animal Breeding and Biotechnology at the Gene Center, LMU Munich. Since 2003 he is also Director of the Laboratory for Functional Genome Analysis (LAFUGA) at the Gene Center. Eckhard Wolf did his veterinary specialisation in the fields of laboratory animal sciene and of animal breeding and biotechnology. He is a founding diplomate of the European Colleges of Animal Reproduction (ECAR) and of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM). Eckhard Wolf is a leading specialist in the development and characterization of tailored animal models (mice and pigs) for translational biomedical research.