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Geneticist

Rudolf Hinrich Hermann Fahrig, German geneticist. Recipient prize Fraunhofer Society, 1987, 99, Society for Environmental Mutation Research prize, 2000. Member Genetics Society, Society for Environmental Mutation Research (president 1988-1994), Environmental Mutagen Society.

Background

Fahrig, Rudolf Hinrich Hermann was born on November 22, 1940 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Rudolf and Oda (Thies) Fahrig.

Education

Diploma in biology, University Giessen, 1967. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Giessen, 1968. Habilitation, University Giessen, 1974.

Career

Departmental manager Central Labr. for Mutation Research, Freiburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1980, Institute for Toxicology, University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1981-1982. Departmental manager, deputy director molecular biology Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology, Hannover, Federal Republic Germany, 1982-1995. Professor University Hamburg, Germany, 1988.

Consultant Ministry Research and Technology, Bonn, Germany, 1978-1979. Consultant Federal Health Office, Berlin, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Environmental Mutagens, 1990, Mutation Research and Genetic Toxicology, 1993. Contributor over 150 articles to science journals. Member editorial board several journals in field.

Membership

Member Genetics Society, Society for Environmental Mutation Research (president 1988-1994), Environmental Mutagen Society.

Connections

Married Brigitte Johanna Grunert, December 18, 1969. Children: Torsten, Rudolf.

father:
Rudolf Fahrig

mother:
Oda (Thies) Fahrig

spouse:
Brigitte Johanna Grunert

children:
Torsten Fahrig

Rudolf Fahrig