Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schmitt



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Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schmitt
Institut für Biochemie, Genetik und Mikrobiologie
Universität Regensburg
Universitätsstr. 31
D-93053 Regensburg, Germany

Tel.: +49 - (0)941/943-3175
Fax: +49 - (0)941/943-3163

email: rudy.schmitt@biologie.uni-regensburg.de

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  Curriculum Vitae  

                     
 


Born 

5/25/36           

Münster, Germany

 

Education   

1955-1961       

Majoring in Chemistry, Physics and Physiology at the Technical Universities of Berlin and Braunschweig

 

 

1961-1963      

PhD in Organic Chemistry with Hans-Herloff Inhoffen, Technical University of Braunschweig

 

Professional Employment             

1964-1966        

Postdoctoral Fellow, Syntex Molecular Biology, Stanford, CA, USA with Boris Rotman
(Scientific mentors: Joshua Lederberg & Carl Djerassi)




 

1966-1968        

Research Associate, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA with Ernst Freese

 

 

1968 -1974      

Assistant Professor for Molecular Genetics, Institute for Microbiology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

Habilitation  

1969

University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

Full Professor            

1974  
since 2005     

for Genetics at the University of Regensburg 
Professor emeritus

 

Vistiting Scientist           

1970
1972
1980
1986 / 1989  
1995   

Universtity of Geneva  (Eduard Kellenberger)
Universtity of Edinburgh  (William Hayes)
Universtity of Bristol  (Mark Righmond)
Washington Universtity, St. Louis  (David Kirk)
Harvard Universtity  (Howard Berg)




Research Topics                                 

 

1. Metabolic Plasmids and Transposable Elements

2. Chemotaxis of Rhizobium - Variations on a Theme

3. Genetics of Germ-Soma Differentiation in Volvox

 

Science Administration

1984-2005       

Academic Advisor, ‘Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes’

 


1977-1979 & 1993-1995


Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg

 

 

1997-2001       

Dean of International Relations, University of Regensburg

 

 

1997-1999       

Prorector of the University of Regensburg

                              



February 2007