PD Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Höflich

+49 38208 68-902
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genome Biology
Cell Signaling Unit
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Growth and metabolism
  • Functional genome analysis
  • Biomarker research

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2013: Director of Cell Signaling Unit, FBN
  • since 2009: Lecturer at the University of Rostock
  • 4/2009: Habilitation at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 2006-2012: Group Leader, Mouse Genetics, FBN
  • 2002-2006: Lecturer at University of Rostock
  • 6/2002: Habilitation at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Munich
  • 1996-2002: Assistant professor University of Munich
  • 6/1995: Dissertation at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biology, Technical University of Munich
  • 1985-2002: Studies of Biology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg,


Molecular Animal Breeding: Lectures, Seminars and practical courses within the program: Diversity and Evolution (MSc)


Hoeflich, A.; Götz, K.W.; Lichanska, A.; Bielohuby, M.; Tönshoff, B.; Kiepe, D. (2007):
Effects of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in bone - a matter of cell and site. Arch Physiology and Biochemistry 113 (3): 142-153
Bielohuby, M.; Herbach, N; Wanke, R; Maser-Gluth, C.; Beuschlein, F; Wolf, E.; Hoeflich, A. (2007):
Growth analysis of the mouse adrenal gland from weaning to adulthood: time- and gender-dependent alterations of cell size and number in the cortical compartment. Am J Physiol-Endoc M 293 (1): E139-E146
Christians, JK; Hoeflich, A.; Keightley, P. (2006):
PAPPA2, an enzyme that cleaves an insulin-like growth-factor-binding protein, is a candidate gene for a quantitative trait locus affecting body size in mice. Genetics 173 (3): 1547-1553
Frommer, KW; Reichenmiller, K; Schütt, BS; Hoeflich, A.; Ranke, MB; Dodt, G; Elmlinger, M.W. (2006):
IGF-independent effects of IGFBP-2 on the human breast cancer cell line Hs578T. J Mol Endocrinol 37 (1): 13-23
Hoeflich, A.; Lahm, H; Wolf, M. (2006):
Molekulare Mechanismen der Wachstumswirkung des IGF-Systems. In: Molekularmedizinsche Grundlagen von para- und autokrinen Regulationsstörungen (D. Ganten, K. Ruckpaul, J. Köhrle, Hrsg.) Springer Verlag, (ISBN3-540-20138-6): 109-132
Diehl, D; Oesterle, D; Elmlinger, M.W.; Hoeflich, A.; Wolf, M.; Lahm, H (2006):
IGF-II transgenic mice display increased aberrant colon crypt multiplicity and tumor volume after 1,2-dimethylhydrazine treatment. J Carcinogenesis 5: 25