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Paul Michael Pechan

Paul Michael Pechan, German molecular biologist, researcher, educator. Coordinator Improving Higher Education in Czech Republic, 1991-1996, Connecting Eastern and Western Institutes of Higher Learning, 1993-1996. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi (member international committee).

Background

  • Pechan, Paul Michael was born on July 13, 1954 in B. Bystrica, Slovakia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honours, University Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1983.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral researcher University California, Davis, 1984-1985. Research fellow Canada Agricultural Department, Ottawa, 1985-1988. Alexander Von Humboldt fellow Max Planck Institute, Cologne, Germany, 1988-1990, group leader Munich, Germany, 1990-1995.

      Vice president Prague Institute Advanced Studies, 1992-1997. Head lab Charles University, Prague, 1995-2000. Scientist Technology University, Munich, since 1995.

      Member European Agricultural and Biotechnology Network, 1996-2000. Coordinator Genetically Modified Food Network, since 2000.

    Works

    • Editor Plantnet, 1994-1996, Terra, An Agricultural Journal, since 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Coordinator Improving Higher Education in Czech Republic, 1991-1996, Connecting Eastern and Western Institutes of Higher Learning, 1993-1996. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi (member international committee).
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    Born July 13, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1977
      University Waterloo
    • 1983
      University Cambridge
    • 1984 - 1985
      Postdoctoral researcher, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      research fellow, Canada Agricultural Department
      Ottawa, Kansas, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      Alexander Von Humboldt fellow, Max Planck Institute
      Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1992 - 1997
      vice president, Prague Institute Advanced Studies
    • 1995
      head, lab Charles University
      Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic
    • 1995
      scientist, Technology University
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
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