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biochemist , educator

Paul Walter, Swiss biochemist, educator. Member Swiss Society Biochemistry (president 1980-1983), UnionSchweizerischer Gesellschaften für Experimental Biology (president 1981-1984), Swiss Academy Sciences (president 1989-1994), New York Academy Sciences, European Academy.Nutritional Sciences (president 1993).

Background

Walter, Paul was born on April 14, 1933 in Davos, Switzerland. Son of Paul Donald and Grada (Schadee) Walter.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1961. Postdoctoral fellow Brandeis U., Waltham, Massachusetts, 1960-1962. Postdoctoral fellow University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1962-1965, assistant professor, 1965-1967.

Privatdozent University Berne (Switzerland), 1968, professor, 1970-1975. Professor, director Swiss Vitamin Institute University Basel(Switzerland), since 1975. Dean medical faculty, 1987-1988.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1960—1962, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1962—1965, assistant professor, 1965—1967. Privatdozent University Berne, Switzerland, since 1968, professor, 1970—1975. Professor & director Swiss Vitamin Institute University Basel, Switzerland, since 1975.

Dean, medical faculty, 1987—1988.

Membership

Member Swiss Society Biochemistry (president 1980-1983), UnionSchweizerischer Gesellschaften für Experimental Biology (president 1981-1984), Swiss Academy Sciences (president 1989-1994), New York Academy Sciences, European Academy.Nutritional Sciences (president 1993).

Connections

Married Helen Storkle, July 26, 1958. Children: Philip, Nicole.

father:
Paul Donald Walter

mother:
Grada (Schadee) Walter

spouse:
Helen Storkle

child:
Nicole Walter

child:
Philip Walter