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. Rudi F. Vogel

 
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Prof. Dr. Rudi F. Vogel

 

Weihenstephaner Steig 16
85350 Freising
Tel.: 08161/ 71 - 3663
Fax: 08161/ 71 - 3327

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Education
1976-1983
Biochemistry at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany
1987
Doctorate at the Research Center for Medical and Natural Sciences of the Universität Tübingen
1993
Habilitation and venia legendi for Food Microbiology, Universität Hohenheim, Germany
Career
1988-1993
Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Food Technology of the Universität Hohenheim in the field of "Food microbiology and biotechnolgy". Supervisor of the research group on „genetics of lactic acid bacteria“.
Since 1994
University professor (C 4) on the chair of Technische Mikrobiologie, Technische Universität München, Germany
1998-2000
Dean of the Faculty of Brewing, Food Technology and Dairy Science of the Technische Universität München, Germany.
2003-2004
Students dean for brewing and food technology at the center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan of the Technische Universität München, Germany.

Reseach Interests

  • Genetics, metabolism and applications of lactic acid bacteria
  • Bacterial exopolysaccharides
  • Bacterial stress responses and survival
  • Behaviour of lactic acid bacteria in the intestinal tract
  • Fungal toxins and surface active proteins

Teaching

  • Microbiology (for food technologists, molecular biotechnologists ans biologists)
  • Bioanalytics for students of Molecular Biotechnology
  • Molecular Sensory Sciences for students in Food Chemistry and Nutritional Sciences

Selected Memberships

  • Member of the German Chemical Society (GDCH)
  • Applied and Food Microbiology (for food chemists)
  • Food Microbiology (for food technologists, molecular biotechnologists ans biologists)
  • Food hygiene  (for food technologists, molecular biotechnologists ans biologists)
  • Development of starter cultures (for food technologists, molecular biotechnologists ans biologists)
  • Food Biotechnology (for food technologists, molecular biotechnologists ans biologists)

Selected Honors, Awards

  • member of the Central Commission for Biological Safety (ZKBS) (2000-2004)
  • member of the Senate Commission for Food Safety of the German Research Foundation on food safety (SKLM) (since 2000)