Volker Dötsch elected to EMBO membership
20th October 2011
20th October 2011 - The FMLS Vice Director and Professor at the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry of the Goethe University Frankfurt has been elected by EMBO as one of 46 new members worldwide. By awarding life-long membership, EMBO acknowledges the outstanding scientific contribution of Volker Dötsch and his commitment to research excellence. 1500 scientists are members of EMBO, all of them leaders in their fields.
Volker Dötsch is an expert in structural biology, combining modern methods of structure determination with a range of biochemical techniques and cell biology experiments to decipher the regulation of cellular processes and signal transduction. His group focuses on analysis of antibiotics synthesis in bacteria and fungi, the characterization of membrane proteins, including proteins involved in the plaque formation underlying Alzheimer's disease, and on mechanisms of quality control in the femal germline. For years, Volker Dötsch has been publishing his results in high-ranking journals like Science, Nature, or PNAS.