Reinhard RENNEBERG, Ph D Professor of Biotechnology Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Reinhard Renneberg is Professor of Analytical Biotechnology at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
He is the author of several books on the subject, including the award-winning textbook Biotechnology for Beginners which we include in many of our training packages.
Professor Renneberg advises our company as expert content provider, pedagogical expert and top-level academic relay.


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Studied biochemistry 1970-75 in Donetsk and Moscow. PhD, Central Institute of Molecular Biology, Berlin, German Democratic Republic, 1979. Since 1995 Professor Renneberg has been heading the Biosensor group at the Department of Chemistry of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


SKILLS

Professor Renneberg is an expert in biotests, biosensors and signal amplification technologies.He is the inventor of Cardiodetect, a rapid fatty acid-binding protein (FABP) immunotest which allows diagnosis or exclusion of acute myocardial infarction within half an hour after the onset of symptom and of InfectCheck, a barcode-style lateral flow assay for semi-quantitative detection of C-reactive protein (CRP) in distinguishing between bacterial and viral infections.

 

Professor Renneberg is also an outstanding teacher and author of textbooks unlike any other. His best-seller introductory textbook Biotechnology for Beginners, available in German, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish and soon in French and Japanese, is a must for anyone wishing to gain a comprehensive view of this super-science.