Siegfried Scherer, German biologist. Recipient Byk award Byk-Gulden, 1984, Otto von Guencke Research award, 2005, Good Teaching award, 2007. Member American Society for Microbiology.
Scherer, Siegfried was born on April 7, 1955 in Oberndorf, Germany. Son of Hans-Georg and Sofia (Sturm) Scherer.
Diploma in biology, University Konstanz, 1979. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Konstanz, 1983. Habilitation, University Konstanz, 1991.
University lecturer University Konstanz, Germany, 1983-1988, research fellow Germany, 1990, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, 1989. Professor, director institute of microbiology Technology University München, Germany, 1991-1999. Managing director Research Center Milk and Food, Weihen-Stephan, Germany, 1999—2003.
Chair microbial ecology Technology University Munich, since 2003, vice dean faculty Bioscience, since 2008. Member extended board directors Technology University Munich, 2001—2004.
Author: (books) Photosynthese, 1983, 2nd edition, 1996. Co-author: Entstehung und Geschichte der Lebewesen, 1986, Russian edition, 1996, Evolution-ein Kritisches Lehrbuch, 1998, Finnish edition, 2000, Brasilian edition, 2002, Serbian edition, 2003, 3rd edition, 2006. Editor: Typen des Lebens, 1993.
Contributor more than 180 articles in field.
Member American Society for Microbiology.