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biochemistry educator

Helmut Otmar Hauser, Austrian biochemistry educator. Achievements include contribution to understanding of the structure and motion of lipids in biological membranes; discovery that fat absorption in the small intestines is catalyzed by proteins of the brush border membrane.

Background

Hauser, Helmut Otmar was born on November 18, 1936 in Graz, Austria. Son of Othmar Otto and Juliana Theresia (Steifer) Hauser.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Graz (Austria), 1963.

Career

British Council research fellow Agricultural Research Council, Cambridge, England, 1966-1968. Manager biophysics research Unilever Research Laboratory, Colworth/Welwyn, United Kingdom, 1968-1974. Lecturer department biochemistry Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland, 1975-1982, professor biochemistry Switzerland, since 1983.

Visiting professor University Boston, 1979. Distinguished visiting research scientist National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, 1987. Consultant Ciba-Geigy, 1980-1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contribution to understanding of the structure and motion of lipids in biological membranes. Discovery that fat absorption in the small intestines is catalyzed by proteins of the brush border membrane.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member advisory board Chemical Physical Lipids, since 1983, Biochim. Biophysics Acta, since 1987, Biochim. Biophysics Acta.

      Revs. On Biomembranes, since 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals including Biochemistry, Biochim.

      Biophysics Acta, Journal Biological Chemistry, Journal Molecular Biology, Chemical Physical Lipids, European Journal Biochemistry, PNAS, Nature, Biochemistry Journal. Author, co-author 41 review papers to science journals and books.

Membership

Chairman Chemical Society, Zürich, 1982. Member Swiss Bio-chemical Society (chairman since 1991), International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (steering committee on biophysics chemistry since 1991, chairman commission biophysics chemistry since 1995).

Connections

Married Ingrid Maria Schoeller, January 18, 1958. Children: Christina, Helen.

father:
Othmar Otto Hauser

mother:
Juliana Theresia (Steifer) Hauser

spouse:
Ingrid Maria Schoeller

children:
Christina Hauser

Helen Hauser