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Petra Schwille
German biophysicist

Petra Schwille

Petra Schwille
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Intro German biophysicist
Known for Discovery of 505-million-year old chitin in the basal demosponge Vauxia gracilenta, Discovery of 505-million-year old chitin in the basal demosponge Vauxia grac...
A.K.A. Schwille P
Is Physicist Scientist Biophysicist Professor Educator Researcher
From Germany
Field Academia Science
Gender female
Birth 25 January 1968, Sindelfingen, Germany
Age 55 years
Star sign Aquarius
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Biography

Petra Schwille (born January 25, 1968 in Sindelfingen) is a biophysicist and director of the research department "Cellular and Molecular Biophysics" at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry. She is noted, in part, for her work on model membranes, and received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2010.

Education

Schwille holds a doctoral degree in physics at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, and completed a postdoctoral position at Cornell University in 1997.

Career

Schwille lead a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen starting in 1999 and became a professor of biophysics at TU Dresden in 2002. In 2012, Schwille became the director of the research department "Cellular and Molecular Biophysics" at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany.

Schwille developed the "two-photon cross-correlation spectroscopy" method with which fundamental cellular processes can be explored.

Schwille has been a member of the scientific Board of Trustees of the Heinrich Wieland Prize since 2011.

Awards and honors

  • 2004: Philip Morris Research Prize
  • 2010: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
  • 2010: Member of the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 2011: Braunschweig Research Prize
  • 2011: Member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • 2013: Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 2017: Fellow of the Biophysical Society
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