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Virologist

Werner Georg Slenczka, German virologist. Achievements include (with others) first isolation and discovery of the Marburg virus. Fellow American Society Microbiology, German Society Hygiene and Microbiology, German Society Virology, German Society Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.

Background

Slenczka, Werner Georg was born on October 21, 1934 in Kassel, Germany. Son of Hans and Renate (Heldmann) Slenczka.

Education

Abitur, Wilhelmsschule, Kassel, 1955. Medical staatsexamen, University Munich, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1961.

Doctor medical habil, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1971.

Career

Assistant Institute Pathology University Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1963-1964. Assistant Medical Poliklinik University Marburg, 1964-1965, assistant hygiene and microbiology, 1965-1972, professor virology, department hygiene and microbiology, 1972—2000. Retired, 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include (with others) first isolation and discovery of the Marburg virus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Deutscher Aerzteverlag, 1997, second edition. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow American Society Microbiology, German Society Hygiene and Microbiology, German Society Virology, German Society Tropical Medicine and Parasitology.

Connections

Son of; married Brigitta Maria Schulz, January 22, 1962. Children: Katharina, Renate, Christian, Johannes.

father:
Hans Slenczka

mother:
Renate (Heldmann) Slenczka

spouse:
Brigitta Maria Schulz

children:
Renate Slenczka

Christian Slenczka

Katharina Slenczka

Johannes Slenczka