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educator , microbiologist

Karl Otto Stetter, German microbiologist, educator. Recipient Deutsche Gesellschaft Hygiene award University Microbiology, 1985, Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Preis Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany, 1988, medal Lecturer The International Institute Biotechnology, London, 1994, Bergey medal, 1999, Leeuwenhoek medal, 2003.

Background

Stetter, Karl Otto was born on July 16, 1941 in Munich. Son of Josef and Elisabeth (Huebner) Stetter.

Education

Abitur, Staatl. Luitpold-Oberrealschule, Munich, 1960. Diploma in Biology, Technology University, Munich, 1969. Doctor (honorary), Technology University, Munich, 1973.

Doctor (honorary), Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1977.

Career

Assistant Ludwig-Maximilians University, 1969-1973. Post doctoral fellow Max-Planck Institute Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany, 1974-1975. Assistant lecturer Ludwig-Maximilians University, 1975-1977, lecturer, 1977-1980.

Professor microbiology University Regensburg, Germany, since 1980. Visiting professor, faculty University of California at Los Angeles, since 1989. Co-founder Diversa Corporation, San Diego, 1994.

Director Institute Microbiology University Regensburg, Germany, 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Systematic and Applied Microbiology, Extremophiles, Astrobiology.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Microbiology. Member American Society Microbiology, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Royal Netherlands Academy Arts and Sciences, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vereinigung f. Allg. University Angew.

Mikrobiologie, Deutsche Gesellschaft für. Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ârzte, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Gesellschaft für. Biologische Chemie, The International Institute Biotechnology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Life sciences, orchid cultivation.

Connections

Married Heidi Zahradnik, December 20, 1969. Children: Sabine, Florian, Claudia.

father:
Josef Stetter

mother:
Elisabeth (Huebner) Stetter

spouse:
Heidi Zahradnik

children:
Sabine Stetter

Florian Stetter

Claudia Stetter