Molecular modeling, the modeling of molecular interactions, has become established over the past decades as a standard method in the development of pharmaceuticals. At the Institute for Nutritional Sciences of the University of Potsdam, molecular modeling methods are used in interdisciplina ... more
Prof. Dr. Florian J. Schweigert
Universität Potsdam, Institut für Ernährungswissenschaft
Florian J. Schweigert, born in 1958, studied veterinary medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, where he received his doctorate in 1986. 1990 he qualified as a professor at the LMU for the subjects physiology and physiological chemistry. From 1988 to 1990 he completed his post-doctoral studies at Harvard Medical School, Boston (USA). In 1992 he was appointed to the newly established Chair of Nutritional Physiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Leipzig. In 1996 he was appointed to the Chair of Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nutrition at the University of Potsdam, where he still works today.
He is a board member of the Society for Applied Vitamin Research (Gesellschaft für angewandte Vitaminforschung) and member of the advisory board of the German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung).
Professor Schweigert‘s main areas of research are nutritional biomarkers und international nutrition.