CURRICULUM VITAE

Date of Birth:  May 10, 1948
Place of Birth: Goslar (Harz), Germany

Education:
1955 - 1960 School
1960 - 1966 Albert-Schweitzer Realschule, Krefeld
1966 - 1968 Fichte-Gymnasium, Krefeld

1968 - 1976 RWTH Aachen (Technical University Aachen), Germany,  Biology;
State Examination and Diploma in Biology, Jan. 9, 1976

1976 - 1979 postgraduate student at RWTH Aachen and at the Institute of Neurobiology at the Nuclear Research Center Jülich (KFA Jülich)
Doctorate examination (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Technical University Aachen, Germany, Oct. 16, 1979
Title of thesis: Comparison of electrophysiological and biochemical investigations into the mechanism of vision on the frog retina.
Supervisor: Prof. Hennig Stieve

Professional Experience:
1979 - 1980 post doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Neurobiology at the Nuclear Research Center Jülich

1980 - 1984 DFG-Scholarship at the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, at the RWTH Aachen (Technical University Aachen)

1987 fellowship at the Institute of Zoology, at the RWTH Aachen (Technical University Aachen)

Previous Positions:
part-time Biology-teacher (up to 10 hrs a week) at:
1971 - 1973 Viktoria-Gymnasium, Aachen
1973 - 1976 Gymnasium Zitadelle, Jülich
1976 - 1978 Städt. Gymnasium a.d. Balderichstr., Mönchengladbach

Present Position:
Study Director at the Institute of  Toxicology, at BAYER AG, Pharma Research Center Wuppertal, since 1987


Married since 1978 to:

Gerti Lingens-Leser
Profession: teacher (Fine Arts, German literature)


Present Position: Gutenberg-Gymnasium, Bergheim, Germany