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virologist

Heinz Jürgen Thiel, German virologist. Achievements include research on classical swine fever virus. Grantee German Research Council. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology.

Background

Thiel, Heinz Jürgen was born on February 21, 1949 in Oldenburg, Germany. Son of Egon Julius and Anneliese (Schmidt) Thiel.

Education

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary School, Hannover, Germany, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Science, Veterinary School, Hannover, Germany, 1975.

Career

Research associate Max Planck Institute Virus Research, Tübingen, Germany, 1974-1978. Assistant professor department surgery Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1980-1981. Wissenschaftlicher oberrat Federal Research Center Virus Diseases Animals, Tübingen, Germany, 1982-1987, director, professor Germany, 1987-1994.

Head institute Institute Virology Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany, since 1995. Guest investigator department surgery Duke University Medical Center, 1978-1980. Member International Committee Taxonomy Viruses.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on classical swine fever virus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (1 chapter) Virology, 3d edition, 1996, numerous others. Member editorial advisory board Archives of Virology, Vienna, since 1992, Journal General Virology, Reading, England, since 1994, Veterinary Microbiology, Amsterdam, since 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology.

Connections

Married Karin Hannelore Schweer, July 10, 1975. Children: Silke, Erik.

father:
Egon Julius Thiel

mother:
Anneliese (Schmidt) Thiel

spouse:
Karin Hannelore Schweer

child:
Silke Thiel

child:
Erik Thiel