Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique

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Thomas METTENLEITER

(Christoph)

Né à Goppingen (Allemagne) le 18 mars 1957.

Elu Membre étranger le 24 septembre 2011.

Professeur à l'Université de Greifswald.

Spécialité: virologie.

 

Parcours professionnel:

1976-1977: Compulsory Military Service

1977-1982: Study of biology at Tuebingen University, Germany

1982-1985: Ph.D. work at Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Tuebingen, Germany

1985: Ph.D. in Genetics

1986-1987: Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Department of Microbiology

1988-today: Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals

1990: Habilitation (prerequisite for professorship)

since 1994:  Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Insel Riems, Germany

since 1996: President of the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (renamed in 2004 'Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut')

since 1997: Professor of Virology at University of Greifswald

 

Editorial Board of Archives of Virology (1993-1997)

Editor of Journal of General Virology (1998-2002).

Editorial Board of the Journal of General Virology (1996-1998; 2003-2007)

Editorial Board of the Journal of Virology (2006-present)

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf (2001-2009)

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf (2006-2009)

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen (1998-present)

Member of American Society for Microbiology, German Society for Virology, American Society for Virology, European Society for Veterinary Virology, German Society for Veterinary Medicine

Member of the Scientific Commission for Animal Diseases of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) (since 2009)

Member of the bioeconomy council of the Federal Government (since 2009)

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, UK (2010-present)

Prix et distinctions:

Aladár Aujeszky Memorial Plaque of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1993)          

Elected Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (2000)

Martin-Lerche-Research Award of the German Society for Veterinary Medicine (2007)

Honorary Veterinary Doctorate (Dr. med. vet. h.c.) from the Veterinary University of Hannover (2007)

Elected Member of the Academy of Sciences in Hamburg (2008)

Elected Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2009)

Rubenow Medal of the city of Greifswald (2010)

Il est l'auteur de 314 publications.