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Rolf Hilgenfeld

Rolf Hilgenfeld, German chemist. Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Crystallographic Association, British Crystallographic Association, Protein Society.

Background

  • Hilgenfeld, Rolf was born on April 3, 1954 in Göttingen, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Hans-Adolf and Sigrid (Hardt) Hilgenfeld.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Göttingen, 1981. Doctor Natural Sciences, Free University Berlin, 1987.

    Career

    • Research stipendiate Max-Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, 1979-1981. Research assistant Free University Berlin, 1981-1986, lecturer, 1985-1991. Scientist protein crystallography Hoechst Center Research, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1986-1988.

      Visiting scientist Biocenter of the University, Basel, Switzerland, 1987-1988. Group leader protein crystallography, protein engineering Hoechst Center Research, Frankfurt, 1988-1995. Professor Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Jena, since 1995.

      Director Institute Molecular Biotechnology, since 1998.

    Works

    • Author: Host-Guest Complex Chemistry, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Crystallographic Association, British Crystallographic Association, Protein Society.

    Connections

    • Married Anna-Liisa Peltola, January 30, 1981. 1 child, Jaana.
    • father: Hans-Adolf Hilgenfeld
    • mother: Sigrid (Hardt) Hilgenfeld
    • spouse: Anna-Liisa Peltola
    • child: Jaana Hilgenfeld
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    Born April 3, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1981
      University Göttingen
    • 1987
      Free University Berlin
    • 1979 - 1981
      Research stipendiate Max-Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine
      Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany, Germany
    • 1986 - 1988
      scientist, protein crystallography Hoechst Center Research
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1987 - 1988
      visiting scientist, Biocenter of the University
      Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
    • 1988 - 1995
      group leader, engineering Hoechst Center Research
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1988 - 1995
      protein engineer, engineering Hoechst Center Research
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1995
      professor, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena
      Jena, Louisiana, United States
    • 1998
      director, Institute Molecular Biotechnology
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