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Christian Steinkühler

Christian Steinkühler, German biomedical researcher. Achievements include research in viral proteolytic enzymes, histone deacetylases in cancer, metalloproteins, enzymology, mechanisms of enzyme inhibitors, enzyme kinetics, enzymatic assay development, high throughput screening; patents for methodologies for identifying inhibitors of viral proteases with potential pharmaceutical applications.

Background

  • Steinkühler, Christian was born on December 7, 1961 in Dortmund, Germany. Son of Manfred and Anneliese Steinkühler.

  • Education

    • Master, University Tübingen, Germany, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, 1991.

    Career

    • Research assistant University of Tübingen, Institute Physiological Chemistry, Germany, 1991—1992. Post- doctoral fellow University of Rome, Department of Biology, Rome, 1992—1993. Scientist IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, Pomezia, Italy, 1994—1996.

      Senior scientist IRBM- Merck Research Laboratories, 1996—1998. Group leader IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, 1998—2000, senior research fellow, since 2001. Project coordinator IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, Pomezia, Italy, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in viral proteolytic enzymes, histone deacetylases in cancer, metalloproteins, enzymology, mechanisms of enzyme inhibitors, enzyme kinetics, enzymatic assay development, high throughput screening. Patents for methodologies for identifying inhibitors of viral proteases with potential pharmaceutical applications.

    Works

    • Contributor articles various professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Società italiana di orchideologia, Società Italiana di Biofisica e Biologia molecolare, International proteolysis Society, Associazione Laziale Orchidee.

    Personality

    Interests

    Orchids, tennis, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Angelica Plateo, June 1, 1996. Children: Daniel children: Thomas.
    • father: Manfred Steinkühler
    • mother: Anneliese Steinkühler
    • spouse: Angelica Plateo
    • child: Daniel children: Thomas Steinkühler
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    Born December 7, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1988
      University Tübingen
    • 1991
      University Tübingen
    • 1991 - 1992
      Research assistant, ry
      Germany
    • 1991 - 1992
      Institute Physiological Chemist, ry
      Germany
    • 1992 - 1993
      post- doctoral fellow, University of Rome
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      scientist, IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories
      Pomezia, Lazio, Italy
    • 1996 - 1998
      senior, scientist IRBM- Merck Research Laboratories
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