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Head of the Institute of Biological Chemistry at University of Vienna
Christian F.W. Becker studied chemistry at the University of Dortmund (Germany) and obtained his Ph.D. in 2001 from the same university. He was a postdoctoral fellow with Gryphon Therapeutics in South San Francisco (USA) from 2002 to 2003. He became a group leader at the Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund (Germany) in 2004 and was appointed as professor for protein chemistry at the Technische Universität München in 2007. In 2010 he co-founded Syntab Therapeutics GmbH, a company dedicated to the development of new immune-stimulating therapeutics. He became full professor at the University of Vienna (Austria) and head of the Institute of Biological Chemistry in 2011. He is a co-inventor on several patents and patent applications and maintains several industry collaborations.