Thomas F. Meyer
Born on August 7, 1952 in Mannheim. Study of biology, doctorate Heidelberg Univ. (1979), junior scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, scholarship of the German Research Foundation at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York (1980), guest scientist at the Public Health Research Institute of the City of New York (1981), head of a group at the Centre for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg Univ. (1983), head of an independent research group at the Max Planck Institute for Biology (1985), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Biology (1990 to 2000) and at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (since 1994).