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biologist , researcher

Joachim Kurtz, German biologist, researcher. Achievements include research in Evolutionary ecology of immune defense; development of Image analysis - based in vitro phagocytosis assay; discovery of Sexual dimorphism in invertebrate immune defense; development of Fluorescent vital labeling of parasites.

Background

Kurtz, Joachim was born on November 16, 1968 in Issum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Son of Clemens Kurtz and Anna Schless.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 1999.

Career

Research student University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 1996—1999. Research assistant Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Plön, Germany, since 1999. Member of the science council Max Planck Society, München, Bavaria, Germany, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Evolutionary ecology of immune defense. Development of Image analysis - based in vitro phagocytosis assay. Discovery of Sexual dimorphism in invertebrate immune defense.

    Development of Fluorescent vital labeling of parasites.

Connections

father:
Clemens Kurtz

mother:
Anna Schless