Dr. Robert Fischbach


born in 1970, studied biology at the Technical University Mu­nich and obtained his diploma in biology. Afterwards he worked as a PhD student with the Fraunhofer Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research, investigating aspects of the synthesis of plant secondary metabolites, and received his PhD in 2001. During his post­doctoral positions he mainly worked on gene expression analysis in plants and microorgan­isms using DNA array technology and Real Time PCR. Further aspects of his work include the genetic transformation of different plant systems and microorganisms as well as their molecular biological, biochemical and physiological characterisation.

His main areas of present activities include the prosecution of German and European patent applications in the field of biotechnology, chemistry, process engineering and related technical fields.