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Vogel, Prof. Johannes Christian free


Born 15 May 1963; s of late Erich Vogel and Edith Vogel (née Froböse); m 2003, Dr Sarah Catherine Darwin; two s

Director General, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, and Professor of Biodiversity and Public Science, Humboldt University, Berlin, since 2012


Ratsgymnasium, Bielefeld; Bielefeld Univ. (Vordiplom Biol. 1986); Peterhouse, Cambridge (PhD 1996)


Served Armed Forces, FRG, 1982–84. Researcher, Alpeninstitut, Munich, 1989–90; Natural History Museum: Researcher, Dept of Botany, 1995–2004; Hd, UK Biodiversity Prog., 1999–2004; Keeper of Botany, 2004–11. Chm., European Citizen Sci. Assoc., 2014–; Dep. Chm., German BioEconomy Council, 2012–; Chm., Open Sci. Policy Platform, EU Commn, 2016–. Member: UK Biodiversity Gp, 1999–2001; Biodiversity Res. Adv. Gp, 2001–07; DCMS Sustainable Develt Forum, 2001–05; Darwin Expert (formerly Initiative Adv.) Cttee, 2005–11; Interdisciplinary Panel on Plant Genomics, ESRC Genomic and Policy Forum, 2005–09; Scientific Adv. Cttee, Chelsea Physic Garden, 2008–12; Leopoldina AG Taxonomie, 2012–14; Expert Rev. Panel, Volkswagenstiftung, 2013–14. Member Board: Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Bielefeld und Umgegend e.V., 1985–90; Dachverband Naturwissenschaftlicher Vereine Deutschlands, 1995–2008; Landesverband der Museen zu Berlin, 2012–; Council Mem., Systematics Assoc., 1995–98. Trustee: Radio Bielefeld, 1988–2004; Nat. Biodiversity Network, 1999–2011. Expert Rev. Panel, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 2000–08. Spokesperson, Leibnizverbund Biodiversity, 2012–. FLS 1994; FAAAS 2010. Strasburger Preis, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, 1996


papers on role of natural history museums in science and society; scientific papers on plant evolution, genetics, biogeography, systematics and biodiversity conservation in range of learned scientific jls


natural history, walking, photography, music


Stiftung Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin


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