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Biochemist , Research institute administrator

Dieter Oesterhelt, German biochemist, research institute administrator. Fellow Academy Europaea; member European Molecular Biology Organization, Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (president 1987-1988), German Research Society (senator 1987-1994), Max Planck Society (senator 1994-1999).

Background

Oesterhelt, Dieter was born on November 10, 1940 in Munich. Son of Egon and Trude (Pfohl) Oesterhelt.

Education

Master of Science, University Munich, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1967. Habilitation, University Munich, 1973.

Career

Research assistant Max Planck Society, Munich, 1967-1969. Lecturer University Munich, 1969-1973, honorary professor, 1979. Head research group Max Planck Society, Tübingen, Germany, 1973-1975.

Professor biochemistry Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1975-1979. Director Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany, since 1979. Member advisory board Bavarian Ministry Education, Munich, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals including Nature New Biology, to science journals including Science, to science journals including Proceedings National Academy of Sciences United States of America, to science journals including European Molecular Biology Organization Journal, to science journals including Biochemistry.

Membership

Fellow Academy Europaea. Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (president 1987-1988), German Research Society (senator 1987-1994), Max Planck Society (senator 1994-1999).

Connections

Children: Patrick, Filipp, Verena. Married Holme Oesterhelt, June 19, 2002.

father:
Egon Oesterhelt

mother:
Trude (Pfohl) Oesterhelt

spouse:
Holme Oesterhelt

children:
Patrick Oesterhelt

Filipp Oesterhelt

Verena Oesterhelt