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Biochemist

Werner Kühlbrandt, German biochemist. Scholar, 1973-1977; German Academic Exchange Service research fellow, 1977-1981, Hoffmann-LaRoche research fellow, 1981-1982, European Molecular Biology Organization fellow, 1984-1985, Heisenberg senior research fellow, 1986-1991. Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Max Planck Society, The Protein Society, Biophysical Society.

Background

Kühlbrandt, Werner was born on December 7, 1951 in Bayreuth, Germany. Son of Horst and Elfriede (Gärtner) Kühlbrandt.

Education

Diploma in chemistry with distinction, Free University Berlin, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, 1981. Habilitation, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1992.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland, 1981-1984. Research assistant Imperial College, London, 1984-1988. Group leader European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, 1988-1996, senior scientist, 1994-1996.

Director Max-Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany, 1997-1999. Professor Frankfurt University, Germany, since 1999. Visiting scientist Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University California, Berkeley, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor research articles to science publications.

Membership

Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Max Planck Society, The Protein Society, Biophysical Society.

Connections

Married Hester Caroline Robinson, August 25, 1984. 1 child, Charlotte.

father:
Horst Kühlbrandt

mother:
Elfriede (Gärtner) Kühlbrandt

spouse:
Hester Caroline Robinson

child:
Charlotte Kühlbrandt