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Biographical Sketch: Stefan Maas, Ph.D.

Stefan Maas
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Stefan Maas, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology, where he manages research grants in the area of developmental genetics. In addition, he oversees SBIR/STTR small business grants in genetics and developmental biology, predoctoral T32 training grants in systems and integrative biology and and 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.

To contact Stefan Maas, send email to or call 301-594-0943. If you’re a reporter wishing to interview him, contact the NIGMS Office of Communications and Public Liaison at or call 301-496-7301.

This page last reviewed on September 06, 2016