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Ulrich Kutschera

Ulrich Kutschera, German biologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of several leech species and growth promoting symbiotic bacteria; discovery of epidermal growth control theory of stem elongation; discovery of synade model of macroevolution. Recipient Goedecke-Forschungspreis, 1986; fellow, Alexander-von-Humbold Foundation, since 1985.

Background

  • Kutschera, Ulrich was born on February 2, 1955 in Freiburg, Germany.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, University Freiburg, 1980. Master of Science in Zoology, University Freiburg, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology, University Freiburg, 1985.

    Career

    • Research fellow Carnegie Institute Stanford University, 1985—1987, visiting professor, Carnegie Institute, since 2007. Research associate Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1987—1988. Lecturer University Bonn, Germany, 1988—1993.

      Professor University Kassel, Germany, since 1993, dean department biology Germany, 1998—1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of several leech species and growth promoting symbiotic bacteria. Discovery of epidermal growth control theory of stem elongation. Discovery of synade model of macroevolution.

    Works

    • Evolutionsbiologie (Springer-Lehrbuch) (German Edition)
    • Vom Molekül zur Vielfalt des Lebens: In fünf großen Kapiteln stellen die Autoren die Geschichte der Evolutionsbiologie sowie den Ablauf und die molekularen Grundlagen der Evolution unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Menschen dar.

    Membership

    Member of Association German Biologists (vice president since 2005), European Society Evolutionary Biology, Federation European Societies Plant Physiology.
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    Born February 2, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1980
      University Freiburg
    • 1981
      University Freiburg
    • 1985
      University Freiburg
    • 1987 - 1988
      research associate, Michigan State University
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1988 - 1993
      lecturer, University Bonn
      Germany
    • 1993
      professor, University Kassel
      Germany
    • 1998 - 1999
      professor, University Kassel
    • 2007
      Research fellow, Carnegie Institute Stanford University
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