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biochemist

Jochen Georg Opitz, German Biochemist. Achievements include research in reconstruction and characterization of proteins as intermediates in the evolution of the artiodactyl ribonuclease family.

Background

Opitz, Jochen Georg was born on April 28, 1962 in Bad Honnef, Germany. Son of Willy and Inge (Elstermeier) Opitz.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Bonn, Germany, 1986. Master of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, University Munich, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1995.

Career

Head research department chemistry Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in reconstruction and characterization of proteins as intermediates in the evolution of the artiodactyl ribonuclease family.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travelling, tennis, skiing, scuba diving.

Connections

father:
Willy Opitz

mother:
Inge (Elstermeier) Opitz