Home                               Prof. Dr. J. W. Engels    

 

 

  Institute for organic chemistry     

    J.W. Goethe Universität

Max-von-Laue Str.7

60438 Frankfurt am Main

 

Building N 160 Room 416

 

 

069 - 798 29146 (secretary)

069 - 798 29150 (office)

 

   Fax:    069 - 798 29148

    

    

     joachim.engels@chemie.uni-frankfurt.de

    

 

 

 

 

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      Curriculum Vitae

Day of birth:    19.03.1944

Birthplace:       Wiesbaden

Family status:   married to Dr. Barbara Engels; three children

1964 - 1966:   studies of chemistry at the  FU Berlin

1966 - 1968:   studies of chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München

1968 - 1972:   Diploma- and Ph.D.-Thesis in the working group of Prof. Dr. J. Sauer

1972 - 1973:   Postdoc at the Stanford University at

                     Prof. Dr. E. E. van Tamelen

1973 - 1978:   Assistant at the University Konstanz,

                     working on nucleotide chemistry

1979:             Habilitation

1981 - 1982:   Visiting scientist at the University of Colorado

                     in Boulder in the working group of Prof. Dr. M. Caruthers

1982 - 1985:   Leader of the DNA-Synthesis-group at the

                    Hoechst AG

since 1985:     Professorship for organic and biological chemistry (C3)

                    at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

1990 - 1991:   Dean of the faculty 'chemistry'

since 1993:     Professorship for bio-organic chemistry (C4)

1995 - 2000:   Director of the institute for organic chemistry

1997 - 2005:   Commissioner for biological safety at the Goethe-University

2000 - 2001:   Dean of the faculty 'chemical & pharmaceutical sciences'

2001 - 2007:   Speaker of the 'Sonderforschungbereich 579'

                    "RNA-Liganden-Wechselwirkungen"

2005 - 2006:    President of the International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and

                     Nucleic Acids

   

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