MICHAEL LANG - Curriculum Vitae
Place of residence: Paris (France)
Current Institution: Institut Jaques Monod
Diplom Biology University of Konstanz (Konstanz, Germany). 2002.
PhD Biology (cum laude) Department of Genetics, University of Barcelona
(Spain). November 27th, 2009
Evolution of the cholesterol metabolism in insects. June 2010 - to
present. Research project at the Jaques Monod Institute, PostDoc
fellowship, french foreign ministry.
Comparative analysis of binding and trans-activation of the
transcription factor ADF-1 in Drosophilidae, PhD thesis, January 2004
- September 2009. FI-IQUC scholarship.
Sequence analysis of the Latimeria menadoensis shh ortholog to
study the evolutionary history and enhancer conservation of shh
across vertebrates. 2003-2009, side project during my thesis,
University of Konstanz and collaborating groups.
Construction and screening of BAC libraries of the cichlid species
Astatotilapia burtoni and the goldfish Carassius auratus.
2003 Project with the University of Konstanz and the Benaroya
Research Center, Seattle
Microsatellite Analysis of Northern Atlantic Haddock. 2000 - 2001
University College Cork Ireland, Undergraduate International Exchange
General research interests
Molecular Evolution, Experimental Biology, Transcriptional regulation,
Lang M., and Juan E, 2010; Binding site number variation and high
affinity binding consensus of the Myb-SANT-like transcription factor
ADF-1 in Drosophilidae. Nucleic Acids Research, epub ahead of print,
Hadzhiev Y, Lang M, Ertzer R, Meyer A, Strähle U, Müller F.
Functional diversification of sonic hedgehog paralog enhancers
identified by phylogenomic reconstruction, Genome Biol.
Luo J, Lang M, Salzburger W, Siegel N, Stölting KN, Meyer A. A BAC
library for the goldfish Carassius auratus auratus (Cyprinidae,
Cypriniformes). J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol. 2006 Nov
Lang M, Miyake T, Braasch I, Tinnemore D, Siegel N, Salzburger W,
Amemiya CT, Meyer A. A BAC library of the East African haplochromine
cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol.
2006 Jan 15;306(1):35-44.
Lang M, Hadzhiev Y, Siegel N, Parada C, Strähle U, Amemiya CT,
Becker MB, Müller F., and Meyer A. Conservation of shh
cis-regulatory architecture of the coelacanth is consistent with its
ancestral phylogenetic position. BMC EvoDevo., manuscript
Lang M., Pérez A., Kristensen BM. and Juan E. ; Origin, Conservation and
Developmental Expression of the transcription factor Adf-1 in
Drosophilidae. BMC Evolutionary Biology, manuscript submitted
First language: German; Foreign languages: English (fluent), Spanish
(fluent), French (basic)
Genetics, 50h course per year, for undergraduate students (Biology).
University of Barcelona. Spain, December 2004, 2005 and 2006.
PostDoc-Fellowship of the french foreign ministry. June 2010 - June
Collaboration scholarship from the University of Barcelona, January 2008
- May 2008
FI-IQUC Scholarship from the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalonian
Government). January 2004 - December 2007.
Erasmus European exchange scholarship, University of Konstanz, Germany -
University of Barcelona, Spain, September 2001 - June 2002
Bilateral Exchange program scholarship, University of Konstanz, Germany
- University College Cork, Ireland, September 2000 - June 2001