Nikolaus Amrhein#


Nikolaus Amrhein
Email:amrheinn 'at' ethz.ch
Membership Number:1163
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:namrhein
Elected:1992
Homepage:http://www.micro.biol.ethz.ch/people/amrhein





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 Professor emeritus, continuation of lecture program until end of 2011
  • 1992 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 Vorsteher (Dean), Abteilung (Faculty) of Biology
  • 2003 - 2007 Director of Studies, Department of Biology
  • 1987 - 2008 Full Professor of Plant Sciences, Institute of Plant Sciences (Plant Biochemistry and Physiology), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
  • 1972 - 1987 Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, Dept. Biology
  • 1984 - 1987 Dean, Faculty of Biology
  • 1980 - 1987 Full Professor, Chair of Plant Physiology
  • 1976 - 1980 Assoc. Professor of Plant Hormone Physiology
  • 1972 - 1976 Research Assistant, Chair of Plant Physiology
  • 1970 - 1972 Research Associate, MSU-AEC, Plant Research Laboratory, East Lansing, MI, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Plant metabolism
  • Amino acid and phenylpropanoid biosynthesis
  • Enzyme inhibitors

Honours and Awards
  • Elected corresponding member of the American Society of Plant Physiologists
  • Elected member of the Deutsche Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina
  • Elected member of the Academia Europaea
  • Elected member of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Elected corresponding Member of the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Honorary member of the Russian Society of Plant Physiologists
  • Purkine Medal of the Czech Society of Plant Physiology
  • Honorary doctorate (Dr. h.c.) of the Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Honorary Professor at the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Golden Owl (Award for Excellence of Teaching), ETH Zürich


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