Wolfgang Witte, German microbiologist, educator. Recipient Max von Pettenkofer award Society Hygiene of (former) German Democratic Republic, 1981, Bertebos award Swedish Academy Agricultural Sciences, 1999. Chairman Paul Ehrlich section Society Chemotherapy, frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.
Witte, Wolfgang was born on April 20, 1945 in Braunlage, Germany. Son of Friedrich and Ilse (Rosenfeld) Witte.
Diploma in biology, Martin Luther University, Halle, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Martin Luther University, Halle, 1972. Habilitation, Ernst Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, 1979.
Assistant professor department genetics Martin-Luther University, Halle, 1969-1973. Head staphlococcal laboratory Institute for Experimental Epidemiology, Wernigerode, Germany, 1973-1990. Research associate department biology Washington University, St. Louis, 1984-1985.
Head laboratory, director and professor Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, since 1991. Professor faculty medicine Magdeburg University, since 1993.
Author: Epidemiologische Überwachung von Staphylococcus aureus, 1978.
Chairman Paul Ehrlich section Society Chemotherapy, frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.
Mountain hiking, cross country skiing.