Prof. Dr. Hermann Wätzig studied pharmacy at the Freie Universität Berlin from 1981 to 1985. PhD thesis 1989 about an HPLC topic, supervised by Prof. Dr. S. Ebel. From 1990 lecturer at the Institut für Pharmazie in Würzburg. Habilitation 1995. In 1999 appointment to a professorship in pharmaceutical chemistry at the Technical University of Braunschweig. Since 2001 chair of the division pharmaceutical analysis/quality control of the German Pharmaceutical Society. Scientific committee member of BfArM, CE Pharm, and ISEAC. Associate Director of CASSS. Expert of the European Pharmacopoeia. Visiting Professor at Shizuoka Universität. Editor in chief of the journal Electrophoresis.
Main research interests: instrumental analysis, especially capillary and gel electrophoresis, chromatographic techniques and mass spectroscopy. Analysis of body fluids. Analysis of biopolymers. Proteome research. Quality control. Quality assurance. Drugs from biotechnical production. Ligand binding assays, Metallomics, Validation. Statistics.
Plenary Lecture: Proteins and their properties: always exciting, and always a challenge