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Friedrich Spener

Friedrich Spener, German biochemist, educator. Recipient Chevreul medal Associate Fr. Et. Corps Gras, 2000.

Background

  • Spener, Friedrich was born on September 10, 1939 in Berlin. Son of Gustav and Gerda (Kaessmann) Spener.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Graz, 1968.

    Career

    • Fellow University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1968-1970. Section leader Federal Center Lipid Research, Munster, Germany, 1970-1974. Assistant, dozent University Munster, 1974-1982, professor, since 1982.

      Board directors Spener & Spener Consulting, Munster. Guest professor University Paris, 1986, Graz University of Technology, 1996, 98.

    Works

    • Executive editor Biochim. Biophysics Acta. Editor Biocatal Biotransform.

      Advisory editor Biochem Journal. Editor-in-chief European Journal Lipid Science Technology, since 2000. Contributor chapters in books.

    Membership

    Advisor BioGenTec North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne, since 1994. With Austrian Pioneer Corps, 1957-1958. Fellow Japanese Society Promotion of Science (senior ).

    Member International Society Fat Research (board directors, president 1999-2001), International Conference Bioscience of Lipids (steering committee, president since 1998), German Society Fat Science (president 1998-2000), European Federation of Science Technological Lipids (vice president since 2001).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, music.

    Connections

    • Married Reingard Gauby, June 26, 1966 (divorced 1976). Children: Arno, Maja. Married Ulrike Kruse.
    • father: Gustav Spener
    • mother: Gerda (Kaessmann) Spener
    • spouses: Reingard Gauby
    • Ulrike Kruse.
    • children: Arno Spener
    • Maja Spener
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    • 1968
      University Graz
    • 1968 - 1970
      Fellow, University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1970 - 1974
      section leader, Federal Center Lipid Research
      Munster, Indiana, United States
    • 1974 - 1982
      assistant

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