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Gernot Fritz Walter

Gernot Fritz Walter, German biochemist, pathology educator. Achievements include work on viral tumor anitgens and the cellular proteins these antigens interact with in order to transform normal cells into tumor cells; pioneered the technique of raising anitbodies against synthetic peptides, which is widely used to investigate proteins.

Background

  • Walter, Gernot Fritz was born on December 6, 1936 in Freiburg, Germany. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Fritz and Helene Walter.

  • Education

    • Pre-diploma in Chemistry, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1959. Diploma in Chemistry, University Munich, Germany, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Munich, Germany, 1965.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Max Planck Institute, Munich, 1966-1967, Albert Einstein College, Bronx, New York, 1968-1969, Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, 1969-1971, assistant research professor, 1972-1979. Professor University Freiburg, Germany, 1979-1983. Professor pathology University California, San Diego, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include work on viral tumor anitgens and the cellular proteins these antigens interact with in order to transform normal cells into tumor cells. Pioneered the technique of raising anitbodies against synthetic peptides, which is widely used to investigate proteins.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Erika Walter, 1963. Children: Stefan, Johannes.
    • father: Fritz Walter
    • mother: Helene Walter
    • spouse: Erika Walter
    • children: Stefan Walter
    • Johannes Walter
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    Born December 6, 1936
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    • 1959
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1962
      University Munich
    • 1965
      University Munich
    • 1966 - 1967
      Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1968 - 1969
      Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute
      Bronx, New York, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute
      La Jolla, California, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      professor, University Freiburg
      Germany
    • 1983
      professor, pathology University California
      San Diego, California, United States
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