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Volker A. Brinkmann Edit Profile

Biologist

Volker A. Brinkmann, German biologist. Achievements include discovery of neutrophil extracellular traps as novel defense mechanism against pathogens.

Background

Brinkmann, Volker A. was born on October 23, 1959 in Hagen, Germany. Son of Augustin and Gertrud Brinkmann.

Education

Abitur, Theodor-Heuss-Gymnasium, Hagen, 1978. Doctor rer. national in Biology, Freie University Berlin, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Robert-Koch-Institute, Berlin, 1993.

Career

Postdoctoral Max Delbrück Centrum Molekulare Medizin, Berlin, 1993—1998. Group leader Max-Planck-Institute Infection Biology, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of neutrophil extracellular traps as novel defense mechanism against pathogens.

Connections

Married Stella-Kathrin Mühlhausen. Children: Luis Ar, Stella-Lucia.

father:
Augustin Brinkmann

mother:
Gertrud Brinkmann

spouse:
Stella-Kathrin Mühlhausen

children:
Luis Ar Brinkmann

Stella-Lucia Brinkmann