Fred Schaper received in 1992 a Diploma in biology, and the Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) degree from the Technical University Carolo Wilhelmina of Braunschweig, Germany in 1996. The practical parts of both studies had been realized at the German Research Centre for Biotechnolgy (GBF), now Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig, Germany and within the framework of an internship at the Technion University, Haifa, Israel. He became Junior Research Group Leader at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the RWTH University, Aachen, Germany and in 1996, he received the venia legendi for biochemistry and molecular biology in 2002 and became Assistant Professor at the same location in 2005. Schaper has been appointed to a Full Professor at the Department of Biology of the Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany and chairs the Department of Systems Biology since 2010.
Biography Updated on 8 February 2011