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Joachim Krebs

Professor
Biochemistry
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Germany

Biography

Joachim Krebs has been working in the field of calcium-binding and calcium-transporting proteins for many years. After receiving his PhD, he spent two years as a Post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. RJP Williams at Oxford, UK. In 1977, he has accepted a staff position at the Institute of Biochemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland. He was lecturing different courses in Biochemistry and Biophysics and was leading a lab working on the structure-function relationship of calcium-binding and calcium-transporting proteins. After retirement from the ETH he continued his research as a consultant of the Lab of Prof. Christian Griesinger at the MPI in Göttingen, Germany. He has authored, co-authored and edited numerous articles in international journals. Recently he edited a book on “Calcium: A matter of life or death” published in 2007. He serves as the Editorial Board Member of BBA Molecular Cell Research and Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Research Interest

Biochemistry and Biophysics

Publications

  • Joachim Krebs has been working in the field of calcium-binding and calcium-transporting proteins for many years. After receiving his PhD, he spent two years as a Post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Prof. RJP Williams at Oxford, UK. In 1977, he has accepted a staff position at the Institute of Biochemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland. He was lecturing different courses in Biochemistry and Biophysics and was leading a lab working on the structure-function relationship of calcium-binding and calcium-transporting proteins. After retirement from the ETH he continued his research as a consultant of the Lab of Prof. Christian Griesinger at the MPI in Göttingen, Germany. He has authored, co-authored and edited numerous articles in international journals. Recently he edited a book on “Calcium: A matter of life or death” published in 2007. He serves as the Editorial Board Member of BBA Molecular Cell Research and Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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