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Biochemist , educator

Friedrich Spener, German biochemist, educator. Recipient Chevreul medal Associate Fr. Et. Corps Gras, 2000.

Background

Spener, Friedrich was born on September 10, 1939 in Berlin. Son of Gustav and Gerda (Kaessmann) Spener.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Graz, 1968.

Career

Fellow University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1968-1970. Section leader Federal Center Lipid Research, Munster, Germany, 1970-1974. Assistant, dozent University Munster, 1974-1982, professor, since 1982.

Board directors Spener & Spener Consulting, Munster. Guest professor University Paris, 1986, Graz University of Technology, 1996, 98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Executive editor Biochim. Biophysics Acta. Editor Biocatal Biotransform.

      Advisory editor Biochem Journal. Editor-in-chief European Journal Lipid Science Technology, since 2000. Contributor chapters in books.

Membership

Advisor BioGenTec North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne, since 1994. With Austrian Pioneer Corps, 1957-1958. Fellow Japanese Society Promotion of Science (senior ).

Member International Society Fat Research (board directors, president 1999-2001), International Conference Bioscience of Lipids (steering committee, president since 1998), German Society Fat Science (president 1998-2000), European Federation of Science Technological Lipids (vice president since 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing, music.

Connections

Married Reingard Gauby, June 26, 1966 (divorced 1976). Children: Arno, Maja. Married Ulrike Kruse.

father:
Gustav Spener

mother:
Gerda (Kaessmann) Spener

spouses:
Reingard Gauby

Ulrike Kruse.

children:
Maja Spener

Arno Spener