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Werner Georg Slenczka

Werner Georg Slenczka, German virologist. Achievements include (with others) first isolation and discovery of the Marburg virus. Fellow American Society Microbiology, German Society Hygiene and Microbiology, German Society Virology, German Society Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.

Background

  • Slenczka, Werner Georg was born on October 21, 1934 in Kassel, Germany. Son of Hans and Renate (Heldmann).

  • Education

    • Abitur, Wilhelmsschule, Kassel, 1955. Medical staatsexamen, University Munich, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1961.

      Doctor medical habil, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant Institute Pathology University Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1963-1964. Assistant Medical Poliklinik University Marburg, 1964-1965, assistant hygiene and microbiology, 1965-1972, professor virology, department hygiene and microbiology, 1972—2000. Retired, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include (with others) first isolation and discovery of the Marburg virus.

    Works

    • Co-author: Deutscher Aerzteverlag, 1997, second edition. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society Microbiology, German Society Hygiene and Microbiology, German Society Virology, German Society Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.

    Connections

    • Son of; married Brigitta Maria Schulz, January 22, 1962. Children: Katharina, Renate, Christian, Johannes.
    • father: Hans Son
    • mother: Renate (Heldmann) Son
    • spouse: Brigitta Maria Schulz
    • children: Katharina Slenczka
    • Renate Slenczka
    • Christian Slenczka
    • Johannes Slenczka
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    Born October 21, 1934
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    • 1955
      Wilhelmsschule
    • 1961
      University Munich
    • 1961
      Philipps University
    • 1971
      Philipps University
    • 1963 - 1964
      Assistant, Institute Pathology University Frankfurt
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