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Kubinyi Ancestors, Hungary
1940 born in Vienna, Austria 1958-1962 Studies of Chemistry in Vienna, Austria 1962-1965 PhD Thesis on Isolation, Structure Elucidation and Partial Synthesis of Phorbol Esters, supervised by Adolf Butenandt (Nobel Prize 1939) and Erich Hecker (later Director of the Biochemical Institute of the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany), at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany. 1965-1966 PostDoc at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany. 1966-1984 KNOLL AG (now Abbott GmbH & Co. KG), Ludwigshafen, Germany. 1966-1971 Research Scientist, Natural Products 1971-1972 Project Manager Chemical Research 1972-1984 Department Head of Natural Products Research. Development of a partial synthetic cardiac glycoside (Meproscillarin, CLIFT; launched 1978). 1985-2001 BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. 1987-1998 Head of Drug Design (Molecular Modelling and Protein Crystallography) 1998-2001 Head of Combinatorial Chemistry and Molecular Modelling (including Protein Crystallography and Drug Design).
1979 Habilitation in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Germany. 1986 Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
AWARDS AND HONOURS
1996 Sandoz-Lecture, Regensburg, Germany 1999 Book Award of the FCI, Association of Chemical Industry, Germany, for the German book Wirkstoffdesign, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, published in 1996, together with Gerhard Klebe, University of Marburg, and Hans-Joachim Boehm, Hoffmann-La Roche, Basle, Switzerland (retired). 1999 Acknowledgement of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. 2000 IUPAC Fellow. 2004 40 Years Anniversary of QSAR Award, by Esin Sener and Ismail Yalzin, Organizers of the EURO QSAR 2004, Istanbul, Turkey. 2006 Herman Skolnik Award of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Information (CINF). 2008 Nauta Award in Pharmacochemistry, European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). 2008 Nauta Chair (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam). 2011 Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Academia Brasileira de CiÍncias), Corresponding Member
PUBLICATIONS Seven books on QSAR, 3D QSAR, Drug Design, Chemogenomics in Drug Discovery, and Drug Discovery Technologies (Volume 3 of Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry). About 100 publications.
Co-editor of the Wiley-VCH book series Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry (1996-2016; 69 volumes published till 2016), together with Prof. Raimund Mannhold, University of Duesseldorf, Germany, and Prof. Gerd Folkers, Zurich, Switzerland.
Vice-Chair (1991) and Chair (1993) of the Gordon Research Conference "Quantitative Structure- Activity Relationships" 1995-2000 Chair of The Cheminformatics and QSAR Society (formerly The QSAR and Modelling Society) 2000-2007 Advisor to the Chair. 2007-2012 Member of the Board.
Visiting Professor at the University of Sao Paulo in the years 1989, 1991, 1994, 2001-2005, 2008, and 2010. Courses on QSAR, Modelling and Drug Design in Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Catanzaro, Graz, Ljubljana, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile, and Sao Paulo. Participation in Master Courses, Summer Schools, and other Courses in Erlangen, Heidelberg, Leysin, Noordwijkerhout, Siena, Urbino, Vienna.
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, The Cheminformatics and QSAR Society.
cf. Deutsche Apoth.-Ztg. 140(29), 3430-3431 (2000); Pharm. Ind. 62(7), 159-160 (2000); Pharm. Ztg. 145(29), 2412-2413 (2000) (all articles in German).