ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Meinrad Busslinger

Meinrad Busslinger

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2009

  • Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP)


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Stem cell research
  • Cell biology



Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO
  • Academia Europaea
  • Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Rudolf-Virchow-Medaille der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Pathologie

Selected Publications:

  • Schwickert, T. A.; Tagoh, H.; Gültekin, S.; Dakic, A.; Axelsson, E. et al. [..] (2014) Stage-specific control of early B cell development by the transcription factor Ikaros. Nature Immunology, Bd. 15, S. 283-293.
  • Cobaleda, C.; Jochum, W.; Busslinger, M. (2007) Conversion of mature B cells into T cells by dedifferentiation to uncommitted progenitors. Nature, Bd. 449, S. 473-477.
  • Nutt, S. L.; Heavey, B.; Rolink, A. G.; Busslinger, M. (1999) Commitment to the B-lymphoid lineage depends on the transcription factor Pax5. Nature, Bd. 401, S. 556-562.
  • Urbánek, P.; Wang, Z.-Q.; Fetka, I.; Wagner, E. F.; Busslinger, M. (1994) Complete block of early B cell differentiation and altered patterning of the posterior midbrain in mice lacking Pax5/BSAP. Cell, Bd. 79, S. 901-912.
  • Busslinger, M.; Moschonas, N.; Flavell, R. A. (1981) ß+ Thalassemia: aberrant splicing results from a single point mutation in an intron. Cell, Bd. 27, S. 289-298.