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The research at the Institute of Cell Biology is aimed at understanding basic processes such as the control over cell differentiation, cell proliferation, cell fate maintenance as well as cell migration. The cells we are using to investigate these processes are primordial germ cells of the zebrafish.


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Prof. Dr. Erez Raz
Institute of Cell Biology
Von-Esmarch-Straße 56
D-48149 Münster
phone: +49 251 83 58606

fax: +49 251 83 58616


e-mail: erez.raz at


Career Prof. Raz:

1983 - 1986 Studies in Biology, Jerusalem, Israel

1987 - 1993 M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies in Developmental Biology, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

1994 - 1997 Postdoctoral studies, Harvard Medical School, USA

1998 - 2000 Group leader, Freiburg University, Germany

2001 - 2007 Group leader, Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

Since 2007 Director of the Institute for Cell Biology, ZMBE, University of Münster, Germany

Since 2010 Elected EMBO member

Since 2012 Member of the Max Planck Society


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Prof. Dr. Erez Raz


Prof. Dr. Erez Raz