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Prof. Dr. Cornelis P. Hollenberg

Professor emeritus

Prof. Dr. Cornelis P. Hollenberg
Gebäude: 25.12
Etage/Raum: 00.34
+49 211 81-10449

Cornelis P. Hollenberg is former Head of the Institute of Microbiology, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf and founder of undefinedRhein Biotech GmbH. Prof. Hollenberg has an international reputation in the field of molecular genetics of yeast, in particular gene expression and protein secretion. He is scientific advisor for a number of biotechnology companies and board member of undefinedArtes Biotechnology GmbH. He has implemented Hansenula as a production system for recombinant proteins.

Along with his longtime collaborator Dr. Janowicz, Professor Hollenberg has received the undefinedEuropean Inventor of the Year Award in 2006.


Further information: 

1971  PhD with Prof. Piet Borst, Dept. Biochemistry, University of Amsterdam
1971-1973Post-doc Dept. of Genetics (Prof. Ben Hall), University of Washington, Seattle, and Dept. of Biochemistry (Prof. Michael Smith), UBC, Vancouver
1973-1979Group leader Max-Planck-Institute of Biology, Tuebingen
1979-2006Chairman Dept. of Microbiology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf
1985Founder of undefinedRhein Biotech AG, 1985-1995: General Manager; 1995-2006: Member Board of Directors
1985-1998Congress President BIOTEC, International Congress and Exposition, NOWEA, Duesseldorf
1992Reinhard- und Emmi-Heynen-Research Prize der Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf
1997-2000Coordinator of the Biomedical Research Centre of the Heinrich-Heine- University Duesseldorf
1998-2005Managing Editor: Molecular Genetics and Genomics
2003undefinedEndowment of a Chair in Microbiology: Functional Genom Research in Microorganisms
2006European Inventor of the year 2006 in the Category Industry
2006-undefinedEmeritus Prof. Microbiology at the Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf
2008-Scientific Director/Board Member undefinedArtes Biotechnology GmbH

Visiting Professor: Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro / Brazil, Montreal / Canada, Rome / Italy, Faisalabad and Islamabad / Pakistan, Canton und Shanghai / China, Cairo / Egypt