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Franz-Christian Czygan

pharmaceutical biology and botany educator

Franz-Christian Czygan, German pharmaceutical biology and botany educator. Member many German and International Societies of Botany, Plant Physiology, Plant Research, Phytotherapy, Pharmacy and Phytochemistry.

Background

Czygan, Franz-Christian was born on October 25, 1934 in Königsberg (i.Pr.), Germany. Son of Wilhelm and Gertrud (Weyher) Czygan.

Education

Licensed pharmacist, University Marburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology, University Marburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1963. Dr honoris causa, Kant.

University, Kaliningrad, Russia, 2000.

Career

Habilitation University Erlangen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1967. Professor botany and pharmaceutical biology Institute of Botany & Pharmaceutical Biology Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1972—2000. Head, co-director Universität Würzburg, Federal Republic of Germany, professor pharmaceutical biology and botany, member research group, since 1995.

Guest professor.pharmacy Kaliningrad, Russia, 1997.

Works

  • Editor, author: Pigments in Plants second edition, 1980, Biogene Arzneistoffe, 1984. Co-author: Teedrogen und Phytopharmaka, 4th edition, 2002. Co-author: (with Kaiser) Blattwerk-Medical Plants in Water-Colors and Lyrics, 1989, Problems of Kloster Medizin, History of Plants.

    Editor: Zeitschr. F. Phytotherapie.

    Contributor 450 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member many German and International Societies of Botany, Plant Physiology, Plant Research, Phytotherapy, Pharmacy and Phytochemistry.

Connections

Married Isolde Wehner, September 1, 1962. Children: Michael, Martin, Markus.

father:
Wilhelm Czygan

mother:
Gertrud (Weyher) Czygan

spouse:
Isolde Wehner

children:
Michael Czygan

Martin Czygan

Markus Czygan