Uwe Sleytr

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Uwe B. Sleytr,
Department of BioNanosciences, Institute of Synthetic Bioarchitectures,
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU),
Vienna, Austria


Uwe B. Sleytr, studied Food and Biotechnology in Vienna. He worked as senior research scientist at the MRC-Laboratory for Molecular Biology and the Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, England (1972-1975), and as visiting professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (1977-1978). From 1982-2010 he was head of the Department of NanoBiotechnology (former Center for Ultrastructure Research) University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. He received numerous awards and is a Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. He has Honorary Professor Appointments at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, Shandong China, and the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. 420 publications, 6 books, numerous international patents and exhibitions of own artwork. For details on activities in art and science see homepage: www.art-and-science.eu

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