Angelika Schnieke holds the chair in livestock biotechnology at the Technische Universität München. Angelika Schnieke worked with Rudolf Jaenisch from 1978 to 1987 first at the Heinrich-Pette Institute, Hamburg, and subsequently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, investigating retroviral transgenesis in mice. Angelika Schnieke and Alexander Kind work together since 1984. Both subsequently extended their research to the production of transgenic livestock at Colorado State University. From 1992–2003 they worked with the biotechnology company PPL Therapeutics in Edinburgh, Scotland, where Angelika Schnieke gained her Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh for the development of somatic cell nuclear transfer as a means of generating transgenic sheep. Angelika Schnieke currently Their current research focuses on animal stem cells and the genetic engineering of livestock for bio-medical applications.
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