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Feodor Lynen

biochemist.

Feodor Lynen, German biochemist. member Bayerische Academy der Wissenschaften, Deutsche Academy der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Osterreich Academy der Wissenschaften (corr; member Academy Nacional de Medicina de Colombia; member Royal Society, American Biol; member Academy der Wissenschaften Göttingen.

Background

Lynen, Feodor was born on April 6, 1911 in Munich, Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Frieda (Prym) Lynen.

Education

Doctor philosophy, U. Munich, 1937. Doctor medical honorary, U. Freiburg (Germany), 1960. Honorary doctorates U. Seoul (Korea), 1967, U. Miami (Florida), 1968, U. Rene Descartes, Paris, 1976, U. Federal Rio de Janeiro, 1977, U. Regensburg (West Germany), 1978.

Career

Chemistry U. Munich, 1942-1947, professor, from 1947. Director Max-Planck-Institute Zellchemie, Munich, 1954-1972, Max-Planck-Institute für Biochemie, from 1972.

Membership

Member Bayerische Academy der Wissenschaften, Deutsche Academy der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Osterreich Academy der Wissenschaften (corr. Member Academy Nacional de Medicina de Colombia. Member Royal Society, American Biol.

Member Academy der Wissenschaften Göttingen.

Connections

Married Eva Wieland, May 14, 1937. Children: Peter, Annemarie, Susanne, Eva-Marie, Heinrich.

father:
Wilhelm Lynen

mother:
Frieda (Prym) Lynen

spouse:
Eva Wieland

children:
Peter Lynen

Annemarie Lynen

Susanne Lynen

Eva-Marie Lynen

Heinrich Lynen