Dr. Horst Onken

Horst_Onken-7Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Director of the Honors Program


Office:             Megerle Science Building, Room 411
Lab:                 Megerle Science Building, Room 406
Phone:             (718) 420-4211
e-mail:          horst.onken@wagner.edu

Office hours:

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.


  • Diplom Biologe (MSc Biology; Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1985)
  • Dr. rer. nat. (PhD Animal Physiology; Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1989)
  • Dr. habil. (Zoology, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1996)

Courses taught:

Human Biology, Forms and Functions of Life, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Animal Physiology, Capstone Course: From Molecules to Cells to Organisms. Learn more by using the menu on the left or by clicking on Teaching.

 Research Interests:

Comparative Animal Physiology, Transport across Epithelial Tissues. Learn more by using the menu on the upper left or by clicking on Research.

Research Students:

To get more information about my research students click here.