Director, Scientific Applications: NGS & Isothermal Amplifications, QIAGENBiography
Dr. Christian Korfhage is Director, R&D Scientific Applications, at QIAGEN in Hilden. His responsibilities include the development and evaluation of new amplification and assay technologies and solutions for single cell research. Dr. Korfhage joined QIAGEN in 1997 and has held various positions in Research and Development in the areas of real-time PCR methods, isothermal amplification methods, and single cell technologies. After studying biology, he received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Genetics at the Faculty for Biology (University of Cologne, Germany) in 1993. He also completed postgraduate studies at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding (Cologne) and the Institute of Molecular Neurology (Düsseldorf) in Germany.