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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-070820-3
Knopf, Franziska
Email: franziska.knopf@tu-dresden.de
URL: http://www.crt-dresden.de
Affiliation:
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
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Phone: +4935145882303
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
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)


PUBLICATIONS
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

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