Stefan Maas, Ph.D., is a Program Director in the Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, where he manages research grants in the areas of cell death, autophagy and homeostasis, as well as endocytosis, lysosomes, and related organelles. In addition, he co-directs the NIGMS Medical Scientist Training Program and oversees postdoctoral fellowships in genetics and developmental 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.
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