||Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Syldatk|
|1956||Born in |
|1962 - 1966||Elementary school in Bad Salzdetfurth (FRG)|
|1966 - 1974||
Secondary school in Hildesheim (FRG)
|1974||A-levels - certificate "with honour"|
|1974 - 1976||Military service in Hamburg and Oldenburg|
|1976 - 1981||Study of Biology at the Technical University of Braunschweig (FRG)|
|1981 - 1984||Ph.D.-thesis on production and characterization of microbial biosurfactants in the group of Prof. Dr. Fritz Wagner; scientific co-worker at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the TU Braunschweig (FRG)|
|1985 - 1990||Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the TU Braunschweig (FRG) and head of the newly formed research group "Regio- and stereoselective bioconversions"; research on bioconversions of cyclic amides (cooperation with Prof. Dr. Fritz Wagner and Prof. Dr. Karsten Krohn) and of silicon organic compounds (cooperation with Prof. Dr. Reinhold Tacke)|
|1989||Research stay at the Agricultural University in Wageningen (NL) in the group "Industrial Microbiology" of Prof. Dr. i.r. Jan de Bont (Industrial Microbiology); research on epoxide degrading enzymes|
|1990||Habilitation on the topic "Microbial hydantoin metabolism"|
|1990 - 1991||Lecturer at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the TU Braunschweig (FRG)|
|1991 - 1993||Heisenberg scholarship of the German Science Foundation (DFG)|
|Since 1993||Full Professor at the Institute of Biochemical Engineering of the University of Stuttgart (FRG) (Working area of Physiological Microbiology, technically orientated)|
|2000||Research stay at the |
Head of the new chair of "Technical Biology" in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
Memberships in vocational societies:
DECHEMA (German Society for Chemical Technology and Biotechnology)
VAAM (German Society for General and Applied Microbiology)
DGF (German Society for Fat Sciences)
Since 3/1996 Co-chairman of the VAAM-Working Group "Microbial Biotransformations"
Since 7/1996 Member of the Editorial Board of Biotechnology Letters
Since 3/1999 Nominated by the DECHEMA as German Delegate for the EFB-Working party "Education"
1996 -1999 Chairman of the BMBF-joint-project "A cascade of enzymes for production of non-proteinogenic L-amino acids"
1999 - 2000 Member of the DECHEMA-Ad-Hoc-Commission "Recommendations for the Education in Biotechnology in Germany"
Since 2/2004 Member of the DECHEMA-Working Party “Techniques of Biological Processes”
Number of publications:
185 - of that >65 reported original papers and >15 patents
Research areas of interest:
Screening for new biocatalysts, bioreactor cultivation of microorganisms, immobilization of whole cells and isolated enzymes, enzyme technology, down stream processing, cyclic amidases, biosurfactants