Christine Lang

Board member Dechema and managing director of organobalance GmbH Berlin

Professional Preparation

1976 – 1981:
University studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, and University of Sussex, UK: Diploma in Biology
1981 - 1985:
Postgraduate studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, Faculty of Biology:
Dr. rer. nat. in Biology
1993 - 1997:
Habilitation in ”Microbiology and Molecular Genetics”, Technical University Berlin, Germany

Career and Appointments

1984 – 1993:
Group Leader, Hüls Chemie Forschungsgesellschaft mbH / Berlin, a Subsidiary of the Chemische Werke Hüls AG, Marl, Germany
1988 – 2006:
Lecturer, Molecular and Classical Genetics, Technical University Berlin, Germany
1993 – 2003:
Research scientist and group leader, Department of Microbiology and Genetics, Institute of Biotechnology, Technical University Berlin, Germany
2001: Co-founder of ORGANOBALANCE GmbH
2006 - Professor of Genetics and Molecular Microbiology at Technical University Berlin

Synergistic Activities

Member of the Board of DECHEMA, Frankfurt, Germany
Member of the Board of German Association of Biotechnology Industries (VCI-DIB, Frankfurt, Germany)
Member of Advisory Board of University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Dept. Industrial Biology, Bremen, Germany
Member of the Scientific Board of IPA (International Probiotics Association, USA)
Coordinator of the Working Group Biotechnology Politics, VCI (German chemical industry association) / DIB (German Association of Biotechnology Industries)
Elected representative for Berlin Health Science Industry, IHK (Chamber of Industry and commerce), Berlin, Germany
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Biotechnology (Elsevier)
Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Basic Microbiology (Wiley)
Author for Römpp Chemie-Lexikon (Encyclopedia in chemistry)
Member of the Jury for GO-Bio Funding (Funding Initiative “From Research to Entrepreneurship”,
German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF))
Organizer and Host of the Conference “Yeast Lipids” in Berlin, Germany (2009)

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