Prof. Dr Hans Weiher

Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics

Field of research

Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndromes, caused by Mpv17 Defects


Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
hans.weiher [at]


von-Liebig-Str. 20
A 272


Teaching Activities:

Research interests:

Genetic mouse models of human disease, with particular emphasis on nephropathy and neuronal receptor diseases

Special tasks for the department

  • Course guidance service (especially for the course Biology)
  • Evaluation representative
  • Substitute member of the Faculty Council

Curriculum vitae

Education and professional experience:

1977 Diploma, Biology

1980 Dr. rer. nat., Mikrobiologie

1980-1982 Postdoctoral assistant, Ruprecht Karls Universität, Heidelberg, BRD, Adviser: Prof. Dr. H. Schaller

1982-1984 Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, Adviser: Prof. Dr. M. Botchan

1984-1988 Postdoctoral associate, Heinrich Pette Institut, Hamburg, BRD, and Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA Adviser: Prof. Dr. R. Jaenisch

1989 Staff scientist, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (German Cancer Research Centre), Heidelberg, BRD

1990-1996 Research group leader, Institut für Genetik, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, BRD

1992 Habilitation, University of Karlsruhe

1993 Privatdozent, University of Karlsruhe

1997-2005 Acting chairman, department head, Institut für Diabetesforschung, München, BRD

2002 Außerplanmäßiger Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

2004- Prof. of Human-and Molecular Genetics University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg


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1982-1984 and 1985-1986 Stipends from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

1992 Habilitation

1993 Privatdozent für das Fach Genetik, Universität Karlsruhe

2002 apl. Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München