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Hans Otto Poertner

Hans Otto Poertner, German zoologist, ecophysiologist, educator, researcher. Member American Physiological Society, Society Experimental Biology, European Society Comparative Physiological Biochemistry, Deutsch Zoological Gesselschaft.

Background

  • Poertner, Hans Otto was born on February 22, 1955 in Buende, Germany. Son of Otto and Irma (Meyer) Poertner.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1983. Habilitation in zoology, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1990.

    Career

    • Research scientist University Duesseldorf, Germany, 1981-1992. Heisenberg fellow German Research Council, Alfred-Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, 1992-1994. Professor Alfred-Wegener Institute, since 1994, deputy division head, 1994-1999, division head, since 1999.

      Research fellow Max Planck Institute, Goettingen, Germany, 1985-1986, Acadia University, Wolfville, Canada, 1986-1987, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1987.

    Works

    • Guest editor Marine Behaviour and Physiology, 1995. Editorial board Journal Comparative Physiology, Physiological Bio-chemical 2002, Company Bio-chemical Physiological. Co-editor (with R. O'Dor and D. Macmillan) Physiology of Cephalopod Molluscs, 1995, (with R. Playle) Cold Ocean Physiology, 1998.

    Membership

    Member American Physiological Society, Society Experimental Biology, European Society Comparative Physiological Biochemistry, Deutsch Zoological Gesselschaft.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, bird watching, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Ursula Berkel, August 19, 1980. Children: Daniel, Lisa.
    • father: Otto Poertner
    • mother: Irma (Meyer) Poertner
    • spouse: Ursula Berkel
    • children: Daniel Poertner
    • Lisa Poertner
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    Born February 22, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1983
      Heinrich-Heine University
    • 1990
      Heinrich-Heine University
    • 1981 - 1992
      Research scientist, University Duesseldorf
      Germany
    • 1992 - 1994
      Heisenberg fellow, German Research Council
      Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany, Bremen, Germany, Germany
    • 1994
      professor, Alfred-Wegener Institute
    • 1994 - 1999
      professor, Alfred-Wegener Institute
    • 1999
      professor, Alfred-Wegener Institute