Günther K. Bonn

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     Short Biography


Research Interests

- Analytical Chemistry

- Synthesis of new materials for enrichment and separation technologies, e.g. chromatography, electrophoresis,

  mass spectrometry

- Bioanalysis (Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, Phytomics)


Publications: >350

Patents: 29

Books: 2

h-index: 44



2003 Halasz´ Award

2009 Honorary Ring of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

2010 EUSSS Nernst-Tswett Award

2011 Csaba Horváth Memorial Award

2011 Ehrenzeichen des Landes Tirol

2012 UPV – Wissenschaftspreis, University of Innsbruck

2013 A.J.P. Martin – Medal

2014 Honorary Doctorate Degree at the Medical University Lublin


Membership in Editorial Boards:

- Chromatographia

- Journal of Chromatographic Science

- LC-GC- Europe

- Current Medicinal Chemistry

- Current Analytical Chemistry

- Bioanalytical Reviews

- International Journal of Analytical Chromatography

- Biomedical Chromatography (Editor for Europe)


Board-member of the Bionorica SE, (a pharmaceutical company) Neumarkt, Germany


Other Functions     

Director of the Austrian Drug Screening Institute (ADSI) in Innsbruck

Head of the Sino-Austrian Biomarker Discovery Center, Beijing, China



1960-1964                 Elementary School, Innsbruck

1964-1972                 High School, Innsbruck

1972                          Study of Chemistry at the LeopoldFranzensUniversity of Innsbruck

1977                          Teachership-Exam in Chemistry and Physics

                                 Graduation „Master of Natural Sciences“

1977                          Thesis at the Institute of Radiochemistry, University of Innsbruck „Hydrothermal

                                 Degradation of Glucose, Cellobiose and Cellulose“

1977                          Contract Assistant at the Institute for Radiochemistry, University of Innsbruck

1979                          Graduation to „Doktor der Philosophie“ summa cum laude

1983                          University Assistant at the Institute for Radiochemistry, University of Innsbruck

1985                          Habilitation  for Analytical Chemistry

1988                          Vis.Professor at YaleUniversity, Department of Chemical  Engin. New   Haven, CT, USA,

                                 Prof. Csaba Horvath

1991                          Full Professor for Analytical Chemistry at Johannes-Kepler-University of Linz, Austria and

                                 Head at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Johannes-Kepler-University of Linz

1994                          Full Professor for Analytical Chemistry - Institute of Analytical Chemistry and

                                 Radiochemistry, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck

since 1995                  Head of the Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry

1996-2003                  Member of the FWF (Austrian Science Fund), Vienna

2000-2010                  Vice President - Austrian Council for Science and Research Development, Vienna

since 2004                  Member of the Board of the Medical University, Innsbruck

2008-2013                  Vice Chairman of the Board of the Medical University, Innsbruck

since 2013                  Director of the Austrian Drug Screening Institute (ADSI) in Innsbruck