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Janos Retey

Janos Retey, Hungarian, Swiss biochemistry educator. Recipient Alfred Werner prize Swiss Chemical Society, 1971; postdoctoral fellow Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany, 1963-1965, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1965-1968. Member New Swiss Chemical Society, Society German Chemists, Society Bio-chemical & Molecular Biology, Royal Society Chemistry.

Background

  • Retey, Janos was born on February 4, 1934 in Szeged, Hungary. Arrived in Switzerland, 1956,arrived in Germany, 1972. Son of Imre and Klara (Hammesz0 Retey.

  • Education

    • Engineer's degree Chemical, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1960. Doctor of Science, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1963.

    Career

    • Oberassistent Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1968-1972. Professor biochemistry University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1972—2002, professor emeritus, 2002.

    Works

    • Author: (with J.A. Robinson) Stereospecificity in Organic Chemistry and Enzymology, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial advisory board European Journal Bio-chemical, since 1980, Bioorganic Chemistry, since 1984, Archives Biochemistry and Biophysics, 1994-2002, Biofactors, since 1988, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, since 1997.

    Membership

    Member New Swiss Chemical Society, Society German Chemists, Society Bio-chemical & Molecular Biology, Royal Society Chemistry.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Witzig, May 18, 1966. Children: Barbara, Albert, Julia.
    • father: Imre Retey
    • mother: Klara (Hammesz0 Retey
    • spouse: Elisabeth Witzig
    • children: Barbara Retey
    • Albert Retey
    • Julia Retey
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    Born February 4, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1960
      ETH
    • 1963
      ETH
    • 1968 - 1972
      Oberassistent Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule
      Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 1972 - 2002
      professor, biochemical University Karlsruhe
      Germany