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Rainer Heinz Adolf Fink

Rainer Heinz Adolf Fink, German physiology educator. Achievements include discoveries of metabolic regulation of ion channel activity, counter-currents and intracellular Calcium regulation, cell physiological laser applications and contractile activation of muscle cells. Fellow Society of General Physiologists; member Biophysics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, German Physiological Society.

Background

  • Fink, Rainer Heinz Adolf was born on April 13, 1949 in Essen, Germany. Arrived in Australia, 1980. Son of Heinz and Lieselotte (Jaekel) Fink.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Ruhr University, 1972. Master of Science, Ruhr University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, 1979.

    Career

    • Lecturer Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1975-1978. Research associate University Washington, Seattle, 1978-1980. Research fellow La Trobe University, Melbourne, 1980-1985.

      Lecturer, senior lecturer University Adelaide, Australia, 1986-1989. Professor University Heidelberg, Germany, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discoveries of metabolic regulation of ion channel activity, counter-currents and intracellular Calcium regulation, cell physiological laser applications and contractile activation of muscle cells.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including The Journal of Physiology, Pflügers Archives, European, Journal of Cell Biology, International Society for Optical Engineering, others. Co-author: Disorders of the Motor Unit.

    Membership

    Fellow Society of General Physiologists. Member Biophysics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, German Physiological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Martina Horst, March 10, 1981. Children: Markus, Frederic, Cecilia.
    • father: Heinz Fink
    • mother: Lieselotte (Jaekel) Fink
    • spouse: Henrietta Martina Horst
    • children: Markus Fink
    • Frederic Fink
    • Cecilia Fink
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    Born April 13, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1972
      Ruhr University
    • 1975
      Ruhr University
    • 1979
      Ruhr University
    • 1975 - 1978
      Lecturer, Ruhr-Universitat
      Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1978 - 1980
      research associate, University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      research fellow, La Trobe University
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      lecturer, lecturer University Adelaide
      Australia
    • 1986 - 1989
      senior, lecturer University Adelaide
      Australia
    • 1990
      professor, University Heidelberg
      Germany
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