Michel Koch, PhD

Michel Koch

Title: Research Scientist (Retired)

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Michel Koch, Research Scientist (Retired), has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry and biophysics.

Dr. Koch is renowned for his achievements in structural studies on biological macromolecules and synthetic polymers using synchrotron radiation. His work, centered in chemistry and biophysics, has been featured in many prominent scientific journals and materials. His research can be found on esteemed sites like ResearchGate, Google Scholar and the US National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health.

In 2013, Dr. Koch published a book with Dmitri I. Svergun, Peter A. Timmins, and Roland P. May. The nearly 400 page book, “Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering from Solutions of Biological Macromolecules,” was published by Oxford University Press, and it compiles and examines data about SAXS (small angle X-ray scattering) and SANS (small-angle neutron scattering) techniques.

Dr. Koch graduated with a PhD in chemistry from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 1970. In 1977, he became the group leader of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, a position he held until 2006. In addition, Dr. Koch has consulted for Janssen Pharmaceutica. In recognition of his achievements, he received the Empain Prize from the University Foundation in Belgium. Throughout his career, he has maintained affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Chemical Society. In 2017, he was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.

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