After studying physical engineering and information processing, Christian Schmelzer received his PhD at the Department of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. Then, he established a research group dedicated to the formation and damage of elastic fibers, for which proteomics methods in particular were used.
From 2013 to 2014, he went to the Technion in Israel (Department of Biology) for a post-doctoral research stay with a focus an immunology and then returned to MLU.
In 2016, Christian Schmelzer transferred to Fraunhofer IMWS, where he initially led the Fraunhofer Attract group SkinNext, which became the Biofunctional Materials for Medicine and Environment group in 2018.
Since 2018, he has been head of the Department of Biological and Macromolecular Materials at IMWS.
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