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EMBO awards life-long membership to Volker Dötsch

25 October 2011. Volker Dötsch, FMLS Vice Director and Professor at the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry of the Goethe University Frankfurt, has been elected by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) as one of 46 new members from 14 countries. By awarding life-long membership, EMBO acknowledges the outstanding scientific contribution of Volker Dötsch and his commitment to research excellence. 1500 scientists are members of EMBO, all of them leaders in their fields (Pressemitteilung EMBO)
Volker Dötsch is an expert in structural biology, combining modern methods of structure determination with a range of biochemical techniques and cell biology experiments to decipher the regulation of cellular processes and signal transduction. His group focuses on analysis of antibiotics synthesis in bacteria and fungi, the characterization of membrane proteins, including proteins involved in the plaque formation underlying Alzheimer's disease, and on mechanisms of quality control in the female germline. For years, Volker Dötsch has been publishing his results in high-ranking journals like Science, Nature, or PNAS (link to publication list).


Contact for further information:
Prof. Volker Dötsch, Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie und Frankfurt Institute of Molecular Life Sciences (FMLS), Campus Riedberg, Tel.: +49 69 798-29631     , vdoetsch@em.uni-frankfurt.de.

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