Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Born 1948 in Ludwigsburg. Study of biochemistry, doctorate Würzburg Univ. (1977), German Habilitation in biochemistry Munich Univ. (1986), scientific coworker at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry (1979-1987), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics (since 1987), Adjunct Professor Frankfurt am Main Univ. (1989).
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988