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Biographical Sketch: Stefan Maas, Ph.D.

Dr. Maas
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Stefan Maas, Ph.D., is the acting chief of the Developmental and Cellular Processes Branch in the Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology, where he manages research grants in the areas of cell death, autophagy and homeostasis. In addition, he oversees SBIR/STTR small business grants in genetics and developmental biology and predoctoral T32 training grants in systems and integrative biology. Prior to joining NIGMS, Maas was an associate professor of RNA biology with tenure at Lehigh University. He earned a B.S. in biochemistry from the Free University of Berlin and a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular neurobiology from the University of Heidelberg. Maas conducted postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

To contact Stefan Maas, send e-mail to or call 301-594-0943.

This page last reviewed on February 13, 2015