Univ.-Prof. DI Dr.

Erwin Wagner

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2005

  • Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas


Research Areas:

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



Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO
  • Scientific Advisory Board SAB of IMG, Montpellier
  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO Science and Society Committee
  • Scientific Advisory Board SAB of GSF München
  • International SAB of the German Human Genome Project (DHGP)
  • Scientific Advisory Board SAB of ISREC l'Institut Suisse de Recherche Expérimentale sur le Cancer, Lausanne, Schweiz
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Selected Prizes:

  • EMBO Medal for Development of Powerful Gene Transfer Techniques
  • Max-Planck-Forschungspreis
  • Alois Sonnleitner-Preis der ÖAW
  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Brupbacher Award for Cancer Research
  • International Research Prize Award of the Austrian Society of Bone and Mineral Research
  • ERC Advanced Grant

Selected Publications:

  • Wagner, E. F.; Nebreda, A. R. (2009) Signal integration by JNK and p38 MAPK pathways in cancer development. Nature Reviews Cancer, Bd. 9, S. 537-549.
  • Zenz, R.; Eferl, R.; Kenner, L.; Florin, L.; Hummerich, L. et al. [..] (2005) Psoriasis-like skin disease and arthritis caused by inducible epidermal deletion of Jun proteins. Nature, Bd. 437 (7057), S. 369-375.
  • Eferl, R.; Ricci, R.; Kenner, L.; Zenz, R.; David, J. P. et al. [..] (2003) Liver tumor development. c-Jun antagonizes the proapoptotic activity of p53. Cell, Bd. 112 (2), S. 181-192.
  • Eferl, R.; Wagner, E. F. (2003) AP-1: a double-edged sword in tumorigenesis. Nature Reviews Cancer, Bd. 3 (11), S. 859-868.
  • Wang, Z. Q.; Ovitt, C.; Grigoriadis, A. E.; Mohle-Steinlein, U.; Ruther, U. et al. [..] (1992) Bone and haematopoietic defects in mice lacking c-fos. Nature, Bd. 360 (6406), S. 741-745.