Professor and Head of the Institute of Microbiology and Biochemistry
Hochschule GEISENHEIM University
Dr.Jürgen Wendland, PhD He is currently Editor-in-Chief, Microbiological Research Beverage Science and Food Safety, Institute of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Geisenheim University, Von-Lade-Str. 1, 65366, Geisenheim, Germany Study of Biology at the Justus-Liebig University (1987-1993), Giessen, Germany. PhD in Genetics, in 1996 Philipps University Marburg, Germany Postdoc at the Biozentrum (1996-1999), University of Basel, Switzerland with Peter Philippsen. He is Group leader at the Friedrich-Schiller University and the Hans-Knöll Institute (2000-2006), Jena, Germany Professor of Yeast Biology and Fermentation at The Carlsberg Laboratory (2006-2016), Copenhagen, Denmark Professor of Microbiology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2016-2019), Brussels, Belgium Since 2019 Professor and Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Hochschule Geisenheim University, Geisenheim, Germany.
Research focuses on Wine Microbiology and Wine Aroma Analytics. Molecular Yeast Breeding and Yeast Genomics. Wine/Beer and Non-conventional Yeasts Synthetic biology and Genetic Engineering.