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educator , virologist

Johannes K. Loewer, Austrian, German virologist, educator. Member Society for Virology (committee member virus safety commission), International Association Biological Standardization (vice president 1996-2000), Society for Biological Chemistry, German Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, Society German Scientists and Physicians, American Society for Microbiology.

Background

Loewer, Johannes K. was born on November 20, 1944 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Karl and Margarete (Reihs) Löwer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Universität Würzburg/Tübingen, 1969. Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Tübingen, 1975. Habil Medical virology, University Frankfurt, 1990.

Private Dozent, University Frankfurt, 1990.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Friedrich Miescher Laboratory, Tübingen, 1976-1980; scientist, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1981; head cytology section, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, 1982-1991; deputy director, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1991; acting director, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1996; head human virology division, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1988. Member blood products advising committee Federal Min. Health, member Science Committee on Medicinal Products and Medical Devices, European Committee, Brussels./B.

Membership

Member Society for Virology (committee member virus safety commission), International Association Biological Standardization (vice president 1996-2000), Society for Biological Chemistry, German Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, Society German Scientists and Physicians, American Society for Microbiology.

Connections

Married Roswitha M.H. Schieb. Children: Cornelia, Bettina, Alexander.

father:
Karl Löwer

mother:
Margarete (Reihs) Löwer

spouse:
Roswitha M.H. Schieb

child:
Alexander Loewer

child:
Bettina Loewer

child:
Cornelia Loewer