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biomedical researcher

Christian Steinkühler, German biomedical researcher. Achievements include research in viral proteolytic enzymes, histone deacetylases in cancer, metalloproteins, enzymology, mechanisms of enzyme inhibitors, enzyme kinetics, enzymatic assay development, high throughput screening; patents for methodologies for identifying inhibitors of viral proteases with potential pharmaceutical applications.

Background

Steinkühler, Christian was born on December 7, 1961 in Dortmund, Germany. Son of Manfred and Anneliese Steinkühler.

Education

Master, University Tübingen, Germany, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, 1991.

Career

Research assistant University of Tübingen, Institute Physiological Chemistry, Germany, 1991—1992. Post- doctoral fellow University of Rome, Department of Biology, Rome, 1992—1993. Scientist IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, Pomezia, Italy, 1994—1996.

Senior scientist IRBM- Merck Research Laboratories, 1996—1998. Group leader IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, 1998—2000, senior research fellow, since 2001. Project coordinator IRBM-Merck Research Laboratories, Pomezia, Italy, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in viral proteolytic enzymes, histone deacetylases in cancer, metalloproteins, enzymology, mechanisms of enzyme inhibitors, enzyme kinetics, enzymatic assay development, high throughput screening. Patents for methodologies for identifying inhibitors of viral proteases with potential pharmaceutical applications.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles various professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Società italiana di orchideologia, Società Italiana di Biofisica e Biologia molecolare, International proteolysis Society, Associazione Laziale Orchidee.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Orchids, tennis, photography.

Connections

Married Angelica Plateo, June 1, 1996. Children: Daniel children: Thomas.

father:
Manfred Steinkühler

mother:
Anneliese Steinkühler

spouse:
Angelica Plateo

child:
Daniel children: Thomas Steinkühler