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biochemist , consultant

Louis Xaver Tiefenauer, Swiss biochemist, consultant. Achievements include patents for nanopore arrays for stable lipid bilayers used for monitoring membrane protein activities in drug development. Member school board, Schulen Döttingen, Switzerland, 1994—1998; member Protestant church board Klingnau, Switzerland, 1986—2001; Member of Swiss Alpin Club (president since 2000).

Background

Tiefenauer, Louis Xaver was born on March 3, 1954 in Benken, Switzerland. Son of Alois and Alice Tiefenauer.

Education

Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Fribourg, Switzerlad, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University Konstanz, 1982. Master of Science in Applied Ethics, University Zürich, 2001.

Career

Group leader bionanotech. Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland, since 1996. Science ethics consultant, Switzerland, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for nanopore arrays for stable lipid bilayers used for monitoring membrane protein activities in drug development.

Membership

Member school board, Schulen Döttingen, Switzerland, 1994—1998. Member Protestant church board Klingnau, Switzerland, 1986—2001. Member of Swiss Alpin Club (president since 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, mountain climbing.

Connections

Children: Andreas Marcus, Daniel Thomas, Eva Mirjam, Simon David.

father:
Alois Tiefenauer

mother:
Alice Tiefenauer

child:
Andreas Marcus Tiefenauer

child:
Daniel Thomas Tiefenauer

child:
Eva Mirjam Tiefenauer

child:
Simon David Tiefenauer