Prof Dr Rolf Müller
Rolf Müller studied pharmacy in Bonn, where he also obtained his PhD in 1994. After a two-year research scholarship at the University of Washington in Seattle, he became junior group leader at the Gesellschaft für Biotechnologische Forschung in Braunschweig. In 2003, he was appointed professor for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Saarland University. He became founding director of the new Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) in 2009. Since then he is in charge of the HIPS management and leads the department for Microbial Natural Products. Rolf Müller is elected member of both acatech and Leopoldina as well as honorary professor of the Shandong University joint Helmholtz Institute of Biotechnology, which has recently been recognized as Helmholtz International Laboratory for Antiinfectives.