Gerhard Hermann Gottschalk
Gerhard Hermann Gottschalk, German microbiologist, educator. Recipient Philip Morris award for technologies of the future, 1992, Federal Cross of Merit, Republic of Germany, 2005, Emil von Behring prize, 2006. Member of Academy of Sciences Göttingen (president 1998—2000).
Gottschalk, Gerhard Hermann was born on March 27, 1935 in Germany. Son of Gerhard Wilhelm and Irmgard (Ploetz) Gottschalk.
Diploma in Chemistry, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany, 1963.
Postdoctoral fellow University California, Berkeley, 1964-1966, visiting professor department biochemistry, 1978—1979. Lecturer Georg-August University, 1967-1970, professor microbiology, 1970—2003, rector, 1975—1976, professor genome research, since 2003. President Union German Academies Sciences & Humanities, 2003—2007.
Visiting professor department bacteriology University California, Davis, 1972—1973. President ALL European Academies (ALLEA), 1998—2000.
Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member of Academy of Sciences Göttingen (president 1998—2000).
Married Ellen-Marie Hrabowski, August 6, 1960. Children: Urda, Stephen, Eckart.
Gerhard Wilhelm Gottschalk
Irmgard (Ploetz) Gottschalk