The ability to insert desirable genes into animal or human cells is the basis of modern life science research and of widespread biomedical applications. The methods used to date for this purpose are mostly non-specific, making it difficult for scientists to control which cell will or will n ... more
Prof. Dr. Manfred Jung
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Institut für Pharmazeutische Wissenschaften
Manfred Jung is a graduate of the University of Marburg, where he studied pharmacy (licensure 1990) and obtained his doctorate in pharmaceutical chemistry with Prof. Dr. W. Hanefeld. After a post-doctorate at the University of Ottawa, Canada, he began with independent research in 1994 at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Münster. There, in 2000, he carried out his habilitation in pharmaceutical chemistry (Mentor Professor Dr. B. Unterhalt). Since 2003 he is Professor of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Freiburg. His research focuses on drug synthesis and assay development in the field of epigenetic drugs.