About Us

Principal Investigator

Helmut Krämer, Ph.D is a Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology. In 1989, Dr. Krämer completed his Ph.D. at the University of Cologne, Germany, where he worked on DNA looping in the lac operon.

As a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Larry Zipursky at UCLA, he studied cell-cell interactions during neuronal differentiation in the compound eye of Drosophila. 

In 1993, he joined UT Southwestern as an Assistant Professor in Cell Biology and Neuroscience.