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chemist , researcher

Thomas Netscher, Swiss chemist, researcher. Achievements include research in synthesis of vitamins; research in isoprenoid natural products; research in nutraceuticals; research in process research on efficient and environmentally benign production methods. Recipient Vital Team award, 2004, Innovation award, Distinguished Service Medal Nutritional Products, 2005.

Background

Netscher, Thomas was born on December 30, 1954 in Constance, Germany. Son of Herbert and Ursula (Geiger) Netscher.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Freiburg, Germany, 1986.

Career

Laboratory head F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland, 1987—1991. Exchange scientist Roche Research Center, Nutley, New Jersey, 1991—1992. Laboratory head F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, 1992—1997, Research and Development, Roche Vitamins/DSM Nutritional Products, Basel, since 1998, senior scientist, 1994.

Science specialist Distinguished Service Medal Nutritional Products, 1999, principal scientist, since 2007. With German Military, 1974-1975.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in synthesis of vitamins. Research in isoprenoid natural products. Research in nutraceuticals.

    Research in process research on efficient and environmentally benign production methods.

Membership

Member of American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, German Chemists’ Society.

Connections

Married Michaela Schwitzer, August 8, 1986. Children: Lisa Maria, Lukas Mark Herbert, Lars Felix.

father:
Herbert Netscher

mother:
Ursula (Geiger) Netscher

spouse:
Michaela Schwitzer

children:
Lisa Maria Netscher

Lukas Mark Herbert Netscher

Lars Felix Netscher