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Prof. Dr. Walter Keller, Emeritus

1987 - 2008 | Professor of Cell Biology

Walter Keller (*1938, † 2023) has been professor of cell biology at the Biozentrum from 1987 to 2008 and its chairman from 1995 to 1997. His research focuses on the biochemistry and molecular biology of the processing of eukaryotic messenger RNA and transfer RNA precursors in yeast and human cells. Professor Keller is member of the European Molecular Biology Organization and the Academia Europaea. In 1998 he received the "Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine" and 2007 the "Lifetime Achievement Award for Science" of the RNA Society. Publications download PDF-File Obituary