em. o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Kräutler

Institute of Organic Chemistry &
Center of Molecular Biosciences (CMBI)

University of Innsbruck
Innrain 80/82
6020 Innsbruck, Austria

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tel: +43-512-507-57722
fax: +43-512-507-57799
e-mail: bernhard.kraeutler@uibk.ac.at
 

 

curriculum vitae (pdf)

 

 list of publications (pdf)

 

Professional Activities

Administrative Functions at the University of Innsbruck

Head of the Institute of Organic Chemistry (1993 - 1996, 2001 - 2004, 2008 - 2013)
Vice Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences (2001 - 2003)
Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy (2004 - 2006)
Head of the Center for Molecular Biosciences Innsbruck (2008)

Membership in Scientific Academies

Corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (1999 - 2009)
Full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (since 2009)
Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (since 2006)

Membership in Editorial Boards

Chemical Monthly (Editorial Advisory Board)
Chemistry - A European Journal (Editorial Advisory Board)
Chemistry & Biodiversity (Editorial Advisory Board)

Membership in Scientific Societies

Austrian Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Österreichicher Chemiker),
Member of the Board (1991 - 1994), Vice-President (1994 - 1998), 2001 - 2002),
President (1999 - 2000)
German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker)
Swiss Chemical Society (Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft)
International Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (Austrian Representative)
Society of the Natural Sciences and of Medicine, Innsbruck, President (1997)
Hans Fischer Gesellschaft, München

 Key Lectures

News on Phyllobilins - The Bilin-Type Chlorophyll Catabolites
Gordon Research Conference - Chemistry and Biology of Tetrapyrroles, 
Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, July 21st, 2014 

The Yin-Yang of Chlorophyll
Plenary Lecture
International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, Jeju-Island, Korea, July 4th, 2012 

News on an Old Puzzle - Chlorophyll Breakdown in Leaves and Fruit
Eli Lilly Lecture
Recent Advances in Synthesis and Chemical Biology IX, Dublin, December 10th 2010

Blue Blushes of Bananas - Revelations of Overlooked Natural Tetrapyrroles
GE Healthcare / Royal Soc. of Chem. Lecture, Cardiff University, UK, September 28th 2009 

Vom Verschwinden des Chlorophylls
Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Lepoldina, Halle/Saale, Germany, April 28th 2009 
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Zur Herbstverfärbung - Wie die Natur das Grün aus den Blättern holt
Loschmidt-Lecture
11. Österreichische Chemietage, Leoben, September 19th 2005 

The Switchings of B12
Gordon Research Conference on Vitamin B12 and Corphins
Queen's College, Oxford, UK, September 18th 2005

Taming the Tiger - A Tale of the Pigments of Life
Plenary Lecture
International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, New Orleans, USA, Juli 15th 2004 

B12 - an Organometallic Chameleon
Gordon Research Conference on Cobalamins,
Colby College, Waterville, USA, Juli 10th 2003 

The Pigments of Life
7th Schrödinger Lecture
Trinity College, Dublin; Ireland; Oktober 27th 2001 

Active Research Grants

Books and Book-Sections edited

 

Vitamine II (Wasserlösliche Vitamine)
O, Isler, G. Brubacher, S. Ghisla, B. Kräutler (eds.)
G. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart (1988)

Vitamin B12 and B12-Proteins
B. Kräutler, D. Arigoni, B. T. Golding (Eds.)
Wiley - VCH, Weinheim (1998)

Mechanisms. Biological chemical processes continue to fascinate and to provide new ideas about chemistry
B. Kräutler, D. Arigoni (eds.) Mechanism Section,
Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, Vol. 6, No. 5 (October 2002)

Scientific Congresses organized

 

Igler NMR Tage, Perspectives in Biostructural NMR-Spectroscopy
Igls (Innsbruck), Obergurgl, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 (chairman)

Igler MS Tage, Perspectives in Analytical and Biostructural Mass Spectrometry
Igls (Innsbruck), Obergurgl, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 (chairman)

4th European Symposium on Vitamin B12 and B12-Proteins
Innsbruck, September 1996 (chairman)

33rd European Symposium on Bioorganic Chemistry
May 1999 (vice chairman)

34th European Symposium on Bioorganic Chemistry
Chemistry and Chemical Biology of Oligonucleotides, May 2000 (chairman)

5th European Symposium on Vitamin B12 and B12-Proteins
Marburg (Germany), September 2000 (co-chairman)

9. Österreichische Chemietage
Innsbruck, September 2000 (president and chairman)

40. EUCHEM Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, Switzerland, May 2005 (vice president)

41. EUCHEM Conference on Stereochemistry
Bürgenstock, Switzerland, May 2006 (president)

Gordon Research Conference on Vitamin B12 and Corphins
University of New England, Biddeford, USA, July 2007 (vice chairman)

Gordon Research Conference on Vitamin B12 and Corphins
University of Oxford, UK, August 2009 (chairman)