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Siegfried Scherer

biologist

Siegfried Scherer, German biologist. Recipient Byk award Byk-Gulden, 1984, Otto von Guencke Research award, 2005, Good Teaching award, 2007. Member American Society for Microbiology.

Background

Scherer, Siegfried was born on April 7, 1955 in Oberndorf, Germany. Son of Hans-Georg and Sofia (Sturm) Scherer.

Education

Diploma in biology, University Konstanz, 1979. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Konstanz, 1983. Habilitation, University Konstanz, 1991.

Career

University lecturer University Konstanz, Germany, 1983-1988, research fellow Germany, 1990, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, 1989. Professor, director institute of microbiology Technology University München, Germany, 1991-1999. Managing director Research Center Milk and Food, Weihen-Stephan, Germany, 1999—2003.

Chair microbial ecology Technology University Munich, since 2003, vice dean faculty Bioscience, since 2008. Member extended board directors Technology University Munich, 2001—2004.

Works

  • Author: (books) Photosynthese, 1983, 2nd edition, 1996. Co-author: Entstehung und Geschichte der Lebewesen, 1986, Russian edition, 1996, Evolution-ein Kritisches Lehrbuch, 1998, Finnish edition, 2000, Brasilian edition, 2002, Serbian edition, 2003, 3rd edition, 2006. Editor: Typen des Lebens, 1993.

    Contributor more than 180 articles in field.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology.

Connections

Married Sigrid Hartwig, December 23, 1980.

father:
Hans-Georg Scherer

mother:
Sofia (Sturm) Scherer

spouse:
Sigrid Hartwig