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Zoology educator

Ulrich Thurm, German zoology educator. Member Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie Wissenschaften, Society for Physical Biology (chairman 1979-1978l), also other zoological, physiological, neuroscience, and biophysics societies.

Background

Thurm, Ulrich was born on July 8, 1931 in Sorau, Lausitz, Germany. Son of Walter and Gertrud (Steiner) Thurm.

Education

Student zoology, physics and chemistry, University Göttingen and University Freiburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1954. Student zoology, physics and chemistry, Universität Würzburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1958. Doctor of Natural Sciences, Universität Würzburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1962.

Student zoology, physics and chemistry, University Munich, 1962.

Career

Research associate Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1962-1970. Professor zoology University Bochum, Federal Republic Germany, 1971-1974. Professor, director department neurobiology University Münster, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1996, dean Faculty Natural Sciences, 1977—1978, dean biological science Federal Republic Germany, 1982-1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals and textbooks.

Membership

Member Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie Wissenschaften, Society for Physical Biology (chairman 1979-1978l), also other zoological, physiological, neuroscience, and biophysics societies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, philosophy.

Connections

Married Adelheid Reeh, August 22, 1964 (deceased December 1972). Children: Rüdiger, Agnes, Frauke. Married Barbara Althoff, November 4, 1974.

Children: Henrike, Gundolf.

father:
Walter Thurm

mother:
Gertrud (Steiner) Thurm

spouses:
Adelheid Reeh

Barbara Althoff

children:
Rüdiger Thurm

Agnes Thurm

Frauke Thurm

Henrike Thurm

Gundolf Thurm