Curriculum vitae Prof. Dr. med. habil. Hans-Jürgen Thiesen


Personal Data:

Date of Birth: June 5th, 1956; Place of Birth: Dannewerk, Germany


Academic Career:

May 6th, 1975 Allgemeine Hochschulreife (Abitur: Durchschnittsnote 1.8)

1976 - 1982 Medical Studies University of Hamburg /Approbation Oct.10, 1982)

Sept. 1982 Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (E.C.M.F.G.)

Oct. 1983 Visa Qualifying Examination (V.Q. E.)

1993 - 1995 Habilitation at the Medical Faculty University of Freiburg/Germany

1.4.1996 C4-Professorship in Immunology at the University of Medicine Rostock

1.2.95- ongoing Direktor of the Institute of Immunology University Medicine Rostock


Scientific Experience:

1980 - 1983 Promotion Pathology (April 20, 1983, SFB-Endokrinology UKE Hamburg)

1982 - 1985 Postdoctoral Fellow (Immunology, University Clinic Hamburg)

1985 - 1987 EMBO Fellow at European Molecular Biology Laboratories (EMBL)

1987 - 1995 Independent Scientist at the Basel Institute for Immunology


Honours and Awards:

1978 - 1982  Stipend Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

1985 – 1987 EMBO Fellowship

1.7.1987 G. E. Konjetzny-Award 1986 on Ricin A and Ricin B conjugates"


Publications (in Google scholar / 278 entries):

https://scholar.google.de/citations?user=U2vVfOsAAAAJ&hl=de

7405 citations; h-index: 44; i10-Index 120


References related to our application:


  1. M Al Chiblak, F Steinbeck, HJ Thiesen, P Lorenz. DUF3669, a “domain of unknown function” within ZNF746 and ZNF777, oligomerizes and contributes to transcriptional repression; BMC molecular and cell biology 20 (1), 60, 2019; Citations: 2

  2. N Born, HJ Thiesen, P Lorenz. The B-subdomain of the Xenopus laevis XFIN KRAB-AB domain is responsible for its weaker transcriptional repressor activity compared to human ZNF10/Kox1; PLoS One 9 (2), e87609, 2014; Citations: 8

  3. G Ding, P Lorenz, M Kreutzer, Y Li, HJ Thiesen. SysZNF: the C2H2 zinc finger gene database; Nucleic acids research 37 (suppl_1), D267-D273, 2009; Citations: 47

  4. P Lorenz, D Koczan, HJ Thiesen. Transcriptional repression mediated by the KRAB domain of the human C2H2 zinc finger protein Kox1/ZNF10 does not require histone deacetylation; Biological chemistry 382 (4), 637-644, 2001; Citations: 31

  5. O Herchenröder, JC Hahne, WKH Meyer, HJ Thiesen, J Schneider. Repression of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 promoter by the human KRAB domain results in inhibition of virus production; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Structure and Expression 1445 (2 …, 1999; Citations: 24

  6. FL Lim, M Soulez, D Koczan, HJ Thiesen, JC Knight. A KRAB-related domain and a novel transcription repression domain in proteins encoded by SSX genes that are disrupted in human sarcomas; Oncogene 17 (15), 2013-2018, 1998; Citations: 142

  7. U Deuschle, WK Meyer, HJ Thiesen. Tetracycline-reversible silencing of eukaryotic promoters.; Molecular and cellular biology 15 (4), 1907-1914, 1995; Citations: 360

  8. R Margolin, Friedmann, Meyer, Vissing, Thiesen. Krueppel-associated boxes are potent transcriptional repression domains; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 91, 4509-13, 1994; Citations: 634

  9. H Thiesen, C Bach. Target Detection Assay (TDA): a versatile procedure to determine DNA blinding sites as demonstrated on SP1 protein; Nucleic Acids Research 18 (11), 3203-3209, 1990; Citations: 293

  10. HJ Thiesen. Multiple genes encoding zinc finger domains are expressed in human T cells; New Biol 2 (4), 363-374, 1990; Citations: 101