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Biologist , researcher

Ulrich Kutschera, German biologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of several leech species and growth promoting symbiotic bacteria; discovery of epidermal growth control theory of stem elongation; discovery of synade model of macroevolution. Recipient Goedecke-Forschungspreis, 1986; fellow, Alexander-von-Humbold Foundation, since 1985.

Background

Kutschera, Ulrich was born on February 2, 1955 in Freiburg, Germany.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, University Freiburg, 1980. Master of Science in Zoology, University Freiburg, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology, University Freiburg, 1985.

Career

Research fellow Carnegie Institute Stanford University, 1985—1987, visiting professor, Carnegie Institute, since 2007. Research associate Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1987—1988. Lecturer University Bonn, Germany, 1988—1993.

Professor University Kassel, Germany, since 1993, dean department biology Germany, 1998—1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of several leech species and growth promoting symbiotic bacteria. Discovery of epidermal growth control theory of stem elongation. Discovery of synade model of macroevolution.

Works

Membership

Member of Association German Biologists (vice president since 2005), European Society Evolutionary Biology, Federation European Societies Plant Physiology.