Wilhelm Seyffert

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Wilhelm Seyffert (born March 8, 1924 in Masserberg , Thuringia, † February 10, 2008 ) was a German scientist. From 1965 until his retirement in 1989 Seyffert professor of quantitative and population - genetics at the University of Tuebingen .

He grew up in Sondershausen and was a soldier from 1941 to 1945. In 1949 he began studying at the TH Hannover , and in 1952 he switched to the Max Planck Institute for Heredity and Breeding Research in Berlin-Dahlem . In 1954 he received his doctorate. After his habilitation in 1959, he became a private lecturer at the Botanical Institute of the University of Cologne in 1960 , and in 1962 he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Breeding Research in Cologne-Vogelsang . After stays in the USA (Ames, Berkeley , Davis, Madison, Raleigh), he was appointed to the newly established Chair of Genetics at the University of Tübingen in 1965 .

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  1. ^ Obituary in: Schwäbisches Tagblatt dated February 12, 2008, penultimate page; Obituary article from February 16, 2008, page 30