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Albrecht Matthias Messerschmidt

Albrecht Matthias Messerschmidt, German x-ray crystallographer, educator. Political prisoner Prison Brandenburg, 1981-1983.

Background

  • Messerschmidt, Albrecht Matthias was born on January 31, 1945 in Wippra, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Margot Hedwig (Lange) Messerschmidt.

  • Education

    • Master in Crystallography, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, 1968. Doctor rerum naturalium, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, 1972. Doctor rerum naturalium habilitatus, University Konstanz, Germany, 1996.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Humboldt University, Berlin, 1972-1975. Research associate Academy of Sciences German Democratic Republic, 1975-1981. Postdoctoral fellow Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany, 1983-1990, senior scientist, since 1990.

      Lecturer faculty of biology University Konstanz, since 1996.

    Works

    • Handbook of Metalloproteins, Volumes 4 & 5
    • Highlights the progress made in finding new and exciting metalloproteins 10 years after the original publication of the Handbook of Metalloproteins Volumes 1 & 2, and following publication of Volume 3 in 2004, comes the latest two volumes.
    • Editor: Multi-Copper Oxidases, 1997, Handbook of Metalloproteins, 2001.

    Membership

    Political prisoner Prison Brandenburg, 1981-1983.

    Connections

    • Married Beate Dorothea Selm, November 10, 1967. 1 child, Nadja.
    • father: Wilhelm Messerschmidt
    • mother: Margot Hedwig (Lange) Messerschmidt
    • spouse: Beate Dorothea Selm
    • child: Nadja Messerschmidt
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    Born January 31, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1968
      Humboldt-Universitat
    • 1972
      Humboldt-Universitat
    • 1996
      University Konstanz
    • 1972 - 1975
      Postdoctoral fellow, Humboldt University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1975 - 1981
      research associate, Academy Sciences German Democratic Republic
    • 1983 - 1990
      postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry
      Martinsried, Bayern, Germany, Germany