Treier Lab

Genetics of Metabolic and Reproductive Disorders

Scientific career

Prof. Mathias Treier

Curriculum vitae



Studies in Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen, Germany


Diploma  thesis in Biochemistry at the Friedrich-Miescher Laboratory, Tübingen (advisor: Stefan Jentsch)


PhD work at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany (advisor: Thomas Graf and Dirk Bohmann)


Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Michael G. Rosenfeld at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), University of California, San Diego, USA


Independent group leader at the EMBL in Heidelberg


Director of the Institute of Molecular Endocrinology and Full Professor for Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Diseases (W3), University of Cologne, Germany

since 2011

Full Professor for Experimental Metabolic Research (W3), Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Germany, and

Group leader, Genetics of Metabolic and Reproductive Disorders at the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin


Activities in the scientific community


Press coverage:

Bsx and body weight:

Foxl2 and gender: 

Statement to EuGH decision (stem cell ethics):