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biologist

Uwe Rainer Karsten, German biologist. Achievements include patents in field. Study grant World Health Organization, 1981; recipient National award German government, 1985. Member European Association Cancer Research, Society Bio-chemical Molecular Biology, European Tissue Culture Society, European Society Cancer, Immunology and Immunotherapy, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine.

Background

Karsten, Uwe Rainer was born on October 23, 1934 in Breslau, Germany. Son of Ernst Eberhard and Charlotte (Heilmann) Karsten.

Education

Diploma in biology, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1958; D Natural Science, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1964; D habil, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1993; D Natural Science, Academy Sciences, Berlin, 1989.

Career

Assistant, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1959-1967; head research group Institute Cardiology, Academy Sciences, Berlin, 1967-1976; head research group Institute Cancer Research, Academy Sciences, Berlin, 1976-1984; head research group Institute Molecular Biology, Academy Sciences, Berlin, 1985-1991; head research group, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member European Association Cancer Research, Society Bio-chemical Molecular Biology, European Tissue Culture Society, European Society Cancer, Immunology and Immunotherapy, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: painting.

Connections

Married Helga Hintz, June 4, 1960 (deceased December 1997). Children: Peter, Christine, Stefan. Married Christel Kemsies, August 21, 2004.

father:
Ernst Eberhard Karsten

mother:
Charlotte (Heilmann) Karsten

spouse:
Helga Hintz

spouse:
Christel Kemsies

child:
Christine Karsten

child:
Peter Karsten

child:
Stefan Karsten