Thomas Mettenleiter

Thomas Mettenleiter

Born: March 18, 1957 in Goeppingen, Germany Nationality: German 1963-1967: Elementary School 1967-1976: High School (Gymnasium) 1976: Diploma (Abitur) 1976-1977: Compulsory Military Service 1977-1982: Study of biology at Tuebingen University, Germany 1982-1985: Ph.D. work at Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Tuebingen, Germany 1985: Ph.D. in Genetics 1986-1987: Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Department of Microbiology 1988-today: Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals 1990: Habilitation (prerequisite for professorship) since 1994: Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Insel Riems, Germany since 1996: President of the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (renamed in 2004 'Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut') since 1997: Professor of Virology at University of Greifswald Scientific Work: More than 300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals (listed in PubMed) on different aspects of infectious animal diseases.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute Of Molecular Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald, Germany