Max Planck Institute
Dr. Joachim Krebs received his PhD from the University of Tübingen, Germany. He spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. R.J.P.Williams at the University of Oxford, UK. In 1977 he accepted a position at the Institute of Biochemistry at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. In his Lab he focused his research on the structure-function relationship of calcium binding- and transporting proteins He has authored, coauthored, and edited numerous articles in international journals and books in the field of calcium biochemistry and calcium signaling. After his retirement from the ETH he continued his research at the Department of NMR based Structural Biology of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany. Recently, he edited the book “Calcium: A Matter of Life or Death”, published by Elsevier in 2007. He is also on the Editorial Board of BBA Molecular Cell Research and a Section Editor of Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.