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plant biochemistry educator

Hans Walter Heldt, German plant biochemistry educator. Certified chemist, biochemist. Recipient Max Planck research prize Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, 1993. Fellow Akademie derWissenschaften zu Göttingen; member American Society Plant Physiologists (honorary), Australian Society Plant Physiologists (honorary).

Background

Heldt, Hans Walter was born on January 3, 1934 in Berlin. Son of Johann and Charlotte (Kratz) H. Married Fiona Stewart.

Children: Philipp, Oliver, Nikolaus.

Education

Diploma in Chemistry, University Marburg, Germany, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Marburg, Germany, 1962. Habilitation, University Munich, 1970.

Career

Research assistant University Marburg, 1962-1968. Senior researcher University Munich, 1968-1976, professor, 1976-1978. Professor plant biochemistry, director Institute Biochemistry of Plants University Göttingen, Germany, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified chemist, biochemist.

Membership

Fellow Akademie derWissenschaften zu Göttingen. Member American Society Plant Physiologists (honorary), Australian Society Plant Physiologists (honorary).