Alexander Heckel, German chemist, researcher. Achievements include research in light-activatable DNA and Ribonucleic acid. Recipient Thieme Journal award, Thieme, 2006; Hundhammer fellow, Bavarian Government, 1992-1996, Kekulé fellow, Foundation Chemical Industry, Germany, 1998-1999, Liebig fellow, 2003-2006, Feodor-Lynen fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2001-2003.
Heckel, Alexander was born on February 26, 1972 in Lindau, Germany. Son of Herbert and Helga Heckel.
Doctor of Philosophy, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 2001.
Postdoctoral researcher California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2001—2003. Emmy Noether Junior research group leader University Bonn, Germany, since 2003.