Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinbüchel

Position
Professor

Institution/Company
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Institut für molekulare Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie

Address
Corrensstrasse 3, 48149 Münster

Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinbüchel

Alexander Steinbüchel is Full Professor (Chair of Microbiology) at the Institute of Microbiology, University of Münster, Germany. His research links basic research and applied studies with the aim to establish new or improve already existing biotech­nological pro­cesses, to obtain novel products and to provide them in sufficient amounts for characterisation. Especially the synthesis of biopolymers (e. g. polyesters), natural flavors (e. g. vanillin) and other chemicals (e. g. lipids) as well as the biodegradation of polymers und their utilisation (e. g. natural and synthetic rubbers) are investi­gated. Prof. Steinbüchel contributed more than 410 publications in peer reviewed journals and is also Editor in Chief of the scientific journals “Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology” and “AMB Express”. 

Contact: 

Alexander Steinbüchel, +49 2518339820