Werner Zwerschke

Dr. Zwerschke is Head of the Cell Metabolism and Differentiation Research Group

EDUCATION

Study of Biology at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany
Ph.D. Thesis with Prof. Friedrich Cramer at the Max-Planck-Institut of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany

CAREER
Ph.D. at the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany
Postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institut of Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany
Postdoc at the German Cancer Research Centre, Institut of Applied Tumour Virology in Heidelberg, Germany
Head of the Tumor Virology Research Group at the Tyrolean Cancer Research Institute of the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
Habilitation and Assistant Professor at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
Group leader, Cell Metabolism and Differentiation Research at the Institute for Biomedical Aging Research of the University of Innsbruck, Austria
Appointed University Professor
Member of the The Gerontological Society of America, Österreichische Krebshilfe-Krebsgesellschaft, and Österreichische Adipositas Gesellschaft
Editorial Board Member of The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Section Editor for Cell Biology of Experimental Gerontology

PUBLICATIONS
Over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals
Numerous invited lectures

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Adipose Tissue Biology, Adipose Stem Cells, Cellular Aging, Obesity, Caloric Restriction, Cancer

E-Mail: Werner.Zwerschke@uibk.ac.at