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biochemistry educator

Janos Retey, Hungarian, Swiss biochemistry educator. Recipient Alfred Werner prize Swiss Chemical Society, 1971; postdoctoral fellow Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany, 1963-1965, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1965-1968. Member New Swiss Chemical Society, Society German Chemists, Society Bio-chemical & Molecular Biology, Royal Society Chemistry.

Background

Retey, Janos was born on February 4, 1934 in Szeged, Hungary. Arrived in Switzerland, 1956,arrived in Germany, 1972. Son of Imre and Klara (Hammesz0 Retey.

Education

Engineer's degree Chemical, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1960. Doctor of Science, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1963.

Career

Oberassistent Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1968-1972. Professor biochemistry University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1972—2002, professor emeritus, 2002.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with J.A. Robinson) Stereospecificity in Organic Chemistry and Enzymology, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial advisory board European Journal Bio-chemical, since 1980, Bioorganic Chemistry, since 1984, Archives Biochemistry and Biophysics, 1994-2002, Biofactors, since 1988, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, since 1997.

Membership

Member New Swiss Chemical Society, Society German Chemists, Society Bio-chemical & Molecular Biology, Royal Society Chemistry.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Witzig, May 18, 1966. Children: Barbara, Albert, Julia.

father:
Imre Retey

mother:
Klara (Hammesz0 Retey

spouse:
Elisabeth Witzig

child:
Barbara Retey

child:
Albert Retey

child:
Julia Retey