PROFESSOR DR. BAERBEL FRIEDRICH (*1945)
Undergraduate and graduate training in Biology/Microbiology at the University
(Dr.rer.nat.)(1973); Postdoc at MIT, Cambridge, USA (1975–76); Research Associate, Institute of Microbiology, University of Goettingen
(1977–84); Full Professor of Microbiology, Free University of Berlin (1985–93); Full Professor at the Humboldt University Berlin (since
1994); Director, Alfried Krupp Institute for Advanced Studies, Greifswald (since 2008)
president (since 2005); German Research Council; Vice president of the German Science Foundation, DFG(1997–2003); Federal
Parliament Committee on Legal and Ethical Aspects of Modern Medicine (2003–2005).
Research interests: Function and biosynthesis of metalloproteins; Catalysis and biotechnological application of oxygen-tolerant
hydrogenases; Functional bacterial genomics.