Dr. Ludger Weß

Dr. Ludger Weß



1972 - 1980 Study biology and Chemistry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU), Münster
1980 Biology Dipl. (WWU Münster) – Topic: Anaerobiosis in the lugworm Arenicola marina
1981-1985 Postdoc studies University of Bremen – Topic: Changes in nuclear protein expression patterns durig differentiation of Physarum polycephalum
1991 PhD (U of Bremen)

Professional Experience

1981-1985 Postdoc research assistant Faculty of Biology, University of Bremen (Focus: molecular developmental biology)
1986-1990 Historical research (history of genetics), Hamburger Stiftung f. Sozialgeschichte
1990-2001 Science writer/editor for various scientific journals (e.g., BioWorld, Popular Mechanics, Chemistry & Industry)
1999-2001 Lecturer, Genetic engineering and biotechnology, University for Applied Sciences, Hamburg
2001-2006 Senior Editor, BioCentury (Belmont, CA)
2006-current Founder und Managing Partner akampion (Consulting for biotech companies)