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Biochemist , researcher

Reinhard Jahn, German biochemist, researcher. Achievements include research in the field of neuronal exocytosis and membrane fusion. Recipient Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz prize, German Research Council, 2000. Member of European Molecular Biology Organization.

Background

Jahn, Reinhard was born on December 21, 1950 in Leverkusen, Germany. Son of Hermann and Maria-Auguste Jahn.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Gottingen.

Career

Assistant professor The Rockefeller University, New York City, 1985—1986. Group leader Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry, Munich - Martinsried, Germany, 1986—1991. Associate investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute, New Haven, 1991—1997.

Associate/full professor of pharmacology and cell biology Yale University School of Medicine, 1991—1997. Director and professor Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the field of neuronal exocytosis and membrane fusion.

Membership

Member of European Molecular Biology Organization.

Connections

Married Petra Kuester, July 22, 1983. Children: Konrad, Astrid.

father:
Hermann Jahn

mother:
Maria-Auguste Jahn

spouse:
Petra Kuester

children:
Konrad Jahn

Astrid Jahn