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Wolfgang Witte

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.

Background

  • Witte, Wolfgang was born on April 20, 1945 in Braunlage, Germany. Son of Friedrich and Ilse (Rosenfeld) Witte.

  • Education

    • Diploma in biology, Martin Luther University, Halle, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Martin Luther University, Halle, 1972. Habilitation, Ernst Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, 1979.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • Author: Epidemiologische Überwachung von Staphylococcus aureus, 1978.

    Membership

    Chairman Paul Ehrlich section Society Chemotherapy, frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain hiking, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • father: Friedrich Witte
    • mother: Ilse (Rosenfeld) Witte
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    Born April 20, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1969
      Martin Luther University
    • 1972
      Martin Luther University
    • 1979
      Ernst Moritz-Arndt University
    • 1969 - 1973
      Assistant, professor department genetics Martin-Luther University
      Halle, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
    • 1973 - 1990
      head, staphlococcal laboratory Institute for Experimental Epidemiology
      Wernigerode, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
    • 1984 - 1985
      research associate, department biology Washington University
    • 1991
      head, and professor Robert Koch Institute
      Wernigerode, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
    • 1991
      director, and professor Robert Koch Institute
      Wernigerode, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany