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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

Fellow Friedrich Miescher Laboratory, Tübingen, 1976-1980. Scientist Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt, since 1981, head cytology section, 1982-1991, deputy director, 1991-1999, head human virology division, since 1988, acting director, 1999-2001, professor medical virology, since 1999, president, since 2001. Blood products advisory committee Federal Minister Health.

Chairman science committee on medicinal products and medical devices European Commission, Brussels, member science steering committee.

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

children:
Cornelia Loewer

Bettina Loewer

Alexander Loewer