Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Born on July 18, 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