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Fred Schaper, Editorial Board Member
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
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Fred Schaper obtained a diploma in Biology in 1992, and a Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) degree from the Technical University Carolo Wilhelmina of Braunschweig, Germany in 1996. The related research was carried out at the German Research Centre for Biotechnolgy (GBF), now renamed to Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig, Germany and during an internship at the Technion University, Haifa, Israel. Fred Schaper became a junior research group leader at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the RWTH University, Aachen, Germany in 1996, obtained the Venia Legendi for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2002 and was promoted to assistant professor at the same location in 2005. Fred Schaper has been appointed to full professor at the Biology Department of the Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany and chairs the Department of Systems Biology since 2010.