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Volker A. Brinkmann

Volker A. Brinkmann, German biologist. Achievements include discovery of neutrophil extracellular traps as novel defense mechanism against pathogens.

Background

  • Brinkmann, Volker A. was born on October 23, 1959 in Hagen, Germany. Son of Augustin and Gertrud Brinkmann.

  • Education

    • Abitur, Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium, Hagen, 1978. Doctor rer. national in Biology, Freie University Berlin, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Robert-Koch-Institute, Berlin, 1993.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral Max Delbrück Centrum Molekulare Medizin, Berlin, 1993—1998. Group leader Max-Planck-Institute Infection Biology, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of neutrophil extracellular traps as novel defense mechanism against pathogens.

    Connections

    • Married Stella-Kathrin Mühlhausen. Children: Luis Ar, Stella-Lucia.
    • father: Augustin Brinkmann
    • mother: Gertrud Brinkmann
    • spouse: Stella-Kathrin Mühlhausen
    • children: Luis Ar Brinkmann
    • Stella-Lucia Brinkmann
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    Born October 23, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1978
      Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium
    • 1993
      Freie University Berlin
    • 1993
      Robert-Koch-Institute
    • 1993 - 1998
      Postdoctoral Max Delbr+-ck Centrum Molekulare Medizin
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1998
      group leader, Max-Planck-Institute Infection Biology