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Georg Otto Gellert

Georg Otto Gellert, Brazilian, German biologist. Achievements include development of a test with genetically modified yeast cells to assess toxic and genotoxic potential of chemical substances. Recipient Poster prize, Annual Conference German Chemical Society, 2002. Juror District Court, Bonn, since 2005; Member German Society Limnology, Society German Chemists.

Background

  • Gellert, Georg Otto was born on November 13, 1949 in Volta Redonda, Brazil. Son of Ferenc Gellert and Marianne Koepff.

  • Education

    • Master in Engineering, Bonn University, Germany, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Bonn University, Germany, 1985.

    Career

    • Science collaborator University Bonn, 1981-1987, research cooperation, 2001—2005. Head of department environmental protection German Government, Cologne, since 1987. Designer river monitoring programs Water Framework Directive, European Union, 2004—2006.

      Regulator installations chemical production German Federal Mission Control Act, since 2005. Collaborator German Institute Standardization, 1995—1997. Teacher University Bonn, 1992—1993.

      Referee Journal Water Research, 2001—2005, Chemosphere, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of a test with genetically modified yeast cells to assess toxic and genotoxic potential of chemical substances.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, including Environmental Toxicology, Chemosphere, Bulletin Environmental Contamination, others.

    Membership

    Juror District Court, Bonn, since 2005. Member German Society Limnology, Society German Chemists.

    Connections

    • Married Teresa Parada, December 12, 2001.
    • father: Ferenc Gellert
    • mother: Marianne Koepff
    • spouse: Teresa Parada
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    Born November 13, 1949
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Bonn University
    • 1985
      Bonn University
    • 1981 - 1987
      Science collaborator University Bonn
    • 1987
      head, of department environmental protection German Government
      Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 2001 - 2005
      Science collaborator University Bonn
    • 2004 - 2006
      designer, river monitoring programs Water Framework Directive
    • 2005
      regulator installations chemical production German Federal Mission Control Act

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