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biochemist

Guenter Schwarz, German biochemist. Achievements include discovery of adenylylated molybdopterin; discovery of binding site of gephyrin to glycine receptor; patents for treatment of human moco deficiency. Recipient Novartis award, German Society Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2004, Max-von-Laue award, German Society Crystallography, 2005. Member of Society Neurosci.

Background

Schwarz, Guenter was born on July 24, 1970 in Suhl, Germany. Son of Guenter Schwarz and Piroska Batori.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Braunschweig, Germany, 1998.

Career

Postdoctoral State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2000—2001. Group leader Technology Union Braunschweig, 2001—2005. Professor biochemistry University Cologne, Koeln, Germany, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of adenylylated molybdopterin. Discovery of binding site of gephyrin to glycine receptor. Patents for treatment of human moco deficiency.

Membership

Member of Society Neurosci.

Connections

Married Edina Ivett Kecskés. Children: Vanessa, Joel Valentin.

father:
Guenter Schwarz

mother:
Piroska Batori

spouse:
Edina Ivett Kecskés

child:
Vanessa Schwarz

child:
Joel Valentin Schwarz