| Peter Becker|
| 12 September 1958 (age 57)
Frankfurt am Main, West Germany (1958-09-12) |
University of Munich,
MPI for Astrophysics
Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg ,
German Cancer Research Center
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize (2005)
Peter Becker Wikipedia
Peter Becker is a German Molecular biologist. He studied biology at the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg until 1984 and finished his Ph.D at the German Cancer Research Center and the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg in 1987. After being employed at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory from 1991 until 1999 he became head of the Adolf Butenandt Institute for molecular biology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.
In 2005, he received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, which is the highest honour awarded in German research.