Dr. Markoff Arseni

Dr. Markoff Arseni

Assist. Prof.

Inst. Med. Biochem., University of Muenster
Von Esmarch Str. 56, Muenster, Germany, 48149

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Arseni Markov (Markoff) Specialist in Biochemistry (BG) http://my.indexcopernicus.com/markoff Personal information Date of birth: 12.05.1964 Place of birth: Sofia, Bulgaria Citizenship: German, Bulgarian Marital status: married, 1 child 1977 – 1982 German language gymnasium Sofia 1982 – 1984 mandatory military service, Air Force communication and surveillance 1984 – 1989 Studies of biotechnology at the University of Sofia Parallel studies ‘Theory and history of human culture’ 1989 – 1991 Biochemist, Institute of Genetic Engineering, Kostinbrod 1991 – 1992 Research and Teaching Assistant, Division of Biology / Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University 1992 – 1994 Research consultant and Research Associate, Genemed Biotech and Cancer Research Fund of Contra Costa, San Francisco 1994 – 1995 Researcher, Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, University Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics Sofia 1995 – 1996 Research Associate, Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Medical University of Sofia 1998 Ph.D. thesis: „A systematic approach for mutation analysis of tumor suppressor genes, responsible for hereditary breast and colon cancer: BRCA1 and APC“ Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 1996 – 1999 Research Associate, Institute of Human Genetics, WWU Muenster 2003 State examination for the award of the ‚Biochemistry’ specialty at the Medical University of Sofia since 1999 Research Associate and Senior Researcher at the Institute of Medical Biochemistry, ZMBE, WWU Muenster and at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Muenster January 2008 Habilitation in the subject of ‘medical molecular biology’ July – Dec. 2008 sabbatical as visiting faculty at the PKD Center to Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Membership in professional societies and organizations European Life Scientists Organization (ELSO) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Faculty of 1000

Academic positions:

Assist. Prof.

Research interests:

• Gene Evolution and Gene Mutations - Genotype – Phenotype Correlations - Molecular Modeling and Evolutionary Significance of Mutations -- Prediction of pathogenicity • Human Molecular Genetics - Hereditary Disorders • monogenic: o PKD, Haemophilia A • multifactor: o Thrombophilia • Reproduction Genetics - Female Heritable Disorders o Recurrent Pregnancy Loss o Placenta mediated obstetric complications: gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, venous thromboembolisms • Annexinopathies

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