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Johannes K. Loewer

Johannes K. Loewer, Austrian, German virologist, educator. Member Society for Virology (committee member virus safety commission), International Association Biological Standardization (vice president 1996-2000), Society for Biological Chemistry, German Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, Society German Scientists and Physicians, American Society for Microbiology.

Background

  • Loewer, Johannes K. was born on November 20, 1944 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Karl and Margarete (Reihs) Löwer.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Universität Würzburg/Tübingen, 1969. Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Tübingen, 1975. Habil Medical virology, University Frankfurt, 1990.

      Private Dozent, University Frankfurt, 1990.

    Career

    • Fellow Friedrich Miescher Laboratory, Tübingen, 1976-1980. Scientist Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1981, head cytology section, 1982-1991, deputy director, 1991-1999, head human virology division, since 1988, acting director, 1999-2001, professor medical virology, since 1999, president, since 2001. Blood products advisory committee Federal Minister Health.

      Chairman science committee on medicinal products and medical devices European Commission, Brussels, member science steering committee.

    Membership

    Member Society for Virology (committee member virus safety commission), International Association Biological Standardization (vice president 1996-2000), Society for Biological Chemistry, German Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, Society German Scientists and Physicians, American Society for Microbiology.

    Connections

    • Married Roswitha M.H. Schieb. Children: Cornelia, Bettina, Alexander.
    • father: Karl Löwer
    • mother: Margarete (Reihs) Löwer
    • spouse: Roswitha M.H. Schieb
    • children: Cornelia Loewer
    • Bettina Loewer
    • Alexander Loewer
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    Born November 20, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Würzburg/Tübingen
    • 1975
      University Tübingen
    • 1990
      University Frankfurt
    • 1990
      University Frankfurt
    • 1976 - 1980
      Fellow, Friedrich Miescher Laboratory
      Tübingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1981
      scientist, Paul Ehrlich Institute
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
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