ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-070820-3
Knopf, Franziska
Email: franziska.knopf@tu-dresden.de
URL: http://www.crt-dresden.de
Address: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Franziska Knopf Technische Universität Dresden Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB) DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden Cluster of Excellence Fetscherstraße 105 01307 Dresden and Technische Universität Dresden Center for Healthy Aging Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus Fetscherstraße 74 01307 Dresden Tel.: +49 (0) 351 458-82303 Fax: +49 (0) 351 458-82309 E-Mail: Franziska.Knopf@tu-dresden.de Webpage: www.crt-dresden.de www.uniklinikum-dresden.de
Phone: +4935145882303
Fax: +49 (0) 351 458-82309

since 2017: Junior professor (joint appointment at Center for Healthy Aging, Medical Faculty and CRTD, TUD, Dresden, Germany); Topic: Biology of bone regeneration
2016-2017: Team Leader (TUD, Developmental Genetics, CRTD, Dresden, Germany); Topic: Bone fragility in zebrafish
2013-2015: Postdoc in the Horwood lab (Osteoimmunology; University of Oxford, UK); Topic: Bone injury in mice and zebrafish
2011-2012: Postdoc in the Weidinger lab
2007-2011: Graduate student in the Weidinger lab; Topic: Osteoblast dedifferentiation in the regenerating zebrafish fin
2006: Diploma degree in Biology (Humboldt University Berlin)

Dietrich, K., Fiedler, I., Kurzyukova, A., López-Delgado, A.C., McGowan, L., Geurtzen, K., Hammond, C., Busse, B., Knopf, F. (2021) Skeletal biology and disease modeling in zebrafish. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 36(3):436-458
Schmidt, J.R., Geurtzen, K., von Bergen, M., Schubert, K., Knopf, F. (2019) Glucocorticoid Treatment Leads to Aberrant Ion and Macromolecular Transport in Regenerating Zebrafish Fins. Frontiers in endocrinology. 10:674
Geurtzen, K., Knopf, F. (2018) Adult Zebrafish Injury Models to Study the Effects of Prednisolone in Regenerating Bone Tissue. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (140)
Geurtzen, K., Vernet, A., Freidin, A., Rauner, M., Hofbauer, L.C., Schneider, J.E., Brand, M., Knopf, F. (2017) Immune suppressive and bone inhibitory effects of prednisolone in growing and regenerating zebrafish tissues. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 32(12):2476-2488
Masselink, W., Cole, N.J., Fenyes, F., Berger, S., Sonntag, C., Wood, A., Nguyen, P.D., Cohen, N., Knopf, F., Weidinger, G., Hall, T.E., Currie, P.D. (2016) A somitic contribution to the apical ectodermal ridge is essential for fin formation. Nature. 535(7613):542-6
Antos, C., Knopf, F., Brand, M. (2016) Regeneration of Organs and Appendages in Zebrafish: A Window into Underlying Control Mechanisms. Citable reviews in the life sciences. :1-17
Geurtzen, K., Knopf, F., Wehner, D., Huitema, L.F., Schulte-Merker, S., Weidinger, G. (2014) Mature osteoblasts dedifferentiate in response to traumatic bone injury in the zebrafish fin and skull. Development (Cambridge, England). 141(11):2225-34
Knopf, F., Hammond, C., Chekuru, A., Kurth, T., Hans, S., Weber, C.W., Mahatma, G., Fisher, S., Brand, M., Schulte-Merker, S., and Weidinger, G. (2011) Bone Regenerates via Dedifferentiation of Osteoblasts in the Zebrafish Fin. Developmental Cell. 20(5):713-724
Knopf, F., Schnabel, K., Haase, C., Pfeifer, K., Anastassiadis, K., and Weidinger, G. (2010) Dually inducible TetON systems for tissue-specific conditional gene expression in zebrafish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107(46):19933-19938

Knopf et al. 2006. The urosome of the Pan- and Peracarida. Contributions to Zoology 75(1/2): 1-21.