Research Department Nutrition and Food Sciences

Gregor-Mendel-Str. 2
85350 Freising

Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 2026
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 2824

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Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schwab

 
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Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schwab

 

Hochfeldweg 1
85350 Freising
Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 2913
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 2950

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Education
1981-1985
Food Chemistry, Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, Germany
1985
First State Examination
1986-1989
Ph.D. thesis, Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany
1989
Ph.D. in Food Chemistry
1989-1990
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Pullman, USA
1990-1991
Chemical Investigation Institute for Health Service, Erlangen, Germany
1991
Second State Examination
1991-1994
Metabolism laboratory of the Business Unit Agriculture of Hoechst AG and AgrEvo, Frankfurt, Germany
1994-2003
Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, Germany
1998
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Pullman, USA
1999
Habilitation in Food Chemistry
2000
Plant Research International, Wageningen, The Netherlands
2000
Instituto de la Grasa, Sevilla, Spain
   
Career
1989-1990
Post-doc at Washington State University, Pullman, USA
1994-2003
Researcher Scientist at Hoechst AG and AgrEvo, Frankfurt, Germany
1998
Visiting Scientist at Washington State University, Pullman, USA
2000
Visiting Scientist at Instituto de la Grasa, Sevilla, Spain
2000
Visiting Scientist at Plant Research International, Wageningen, The Netherlands
2003-to date
Professor (C3) Biomolecular Food Technology, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

Reseach Interests

  • Biotechnology of Natural Products
  • Fruit ripening
  • Instrumental analytics
  • RNAi

Teaching

  • Food Chemistry
  • Metabolic Engineering of Natural Products
  • Isotopes in Biochemical Studies
  • Biotechnological Methods

Selected Memberships

  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Selected Honors, Awards

  • Award for outstanding thesis, Unterfränkische Gedenkjahresstiftung (1990)
  • Young investigator Award, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (1998)
  • Recipient of the Schormüller Prize, GdCh (1999)