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Axel Zeeck

educator , researcher , biomolecular chemistry

Axel Zeeck, German biomolecular chemistry, educator, researcher. Recipient Max-Planck-Forschungspreis, Humboldt-Stiftung, 1994. Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker.

Background

Zeeck, Axel was born on March 31, 1939 in Rummelsburg, Pommern, Germany. Son of Günther and Gertrude (Haufschild) Zeeck.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Göttingen, Germany, 1966. Habilitation, University Göttingen, Germany, 1974.

Career

University-docent University Göttingen, 1974-1980, professor, 1980—2006. Dean faculty chemistry University Göttingen, 1981-1983, vice president, 1983-1985, senator, 1989-2005.

Works

  • Author: Chemie für Mediziner, 1990, 7th edition, 2010. Contributor over 200 articles to books and professional journals on biologically active metabolites from microorganisms. 15 patents in field.

Membership

Member Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker.

Connections

Married Sabine C. Zeeck. 4 children.

father:
Günther Zeeck

mother:
Gertrude (Haufschild) Zeeck

spouse:
Sabine C. Zeeck