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Wilhelm Boland

Wilhelm Boland

German chemist
Wilhelm Boland
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Intro German chemist
Is Chemist
From Germany
Type Science
Gender male
Birth 5 January 1950
Age 71 years
Star sign Capricorn
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Biography

Wilhelm Boland (born 5 January 1950 in Wesel) is a German chemist.

Scientific career

After his dissertation (1978) and habilitation (1986) at the University of Cologne, Boland became Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at Karlsruhe University in 1987. He was appointed Full Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry at Bonn University in 1994. Since 1996 he is Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology and head of the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry (Emeritus since 2018). In 1998 he was appointed Honorary Professor at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena.

Boland studies the defensive chemistry of leaf beetles and the induction of plant defense pathways. Microbial interactions with plants and insects are further research topics in his department. He developed new methods in analytical and synthetic chemistry and investigates enzyme mechanisms and the gut chemistry of insects.

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Selected publications

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