Dr. Peter Proksch
Istitute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Düsseldorf
Dr. Peter Proksch is full Professor and Director of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. He was born in 1953, Ph D in Biology in 1980 at the University of Cologne, Germany. From 1980 – 82 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of California, Irvine. Worked as a scientist at the Universities of Cologne and of Braunschweig from 1982 – 90. Since 1990 as Associate Professor at the University of Wuerzburg and since 1999 as a Full Professor at the University of Duesseldorf. He has published over 400 papers and has supervised over 70 PhD candidates.
Dr. Peter Proksch's research interests are in bioactive compounds from marine organisms and from fungal endophytes.