Dr. Gerhard K. E. Scriba
Professor Dr. Gerhard K. E. Scriba
Prof. Dr. Gerhard K. E. Scriba was born in Wemding, Germany on October 1, 1956. He graduated from the School of Pharmacy, Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn in 1979. Following a year of internships in public pharmacies and obtaining his license as a pharmacist in 1980. Subsequently, he obtained his Ph.D. in 1984 at Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster. From 1986 to 1988 he worked as a post-doc at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA before returning to the University of Münster where he finished his habilitation in 1995. Since 1999 he is a full professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and served as head of the School of Pharmacy from 2005 to 2013. He received the Rottendorf-Prize for Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1995 and the Johann-Wolfgang-Döbereiner-Prize of the German Pharmaceutical Association in 1997.
Prof. Scriba has published over 160 research and review papers and 20 book chapters. He is editor of the book Chiral Separations and co-editor of the journal Chromatographia and the series Commentary to the European Pharmacopoeia (Arzneibuch-Kommentar). Prof. Scriba is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Electrophoresis, Journal of Separation Science, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis and Pharmeuropa and served as guest editor of the paper symposia “Pharmaceutical Analysis” of Electrophoresis. He is a member the scientific advisory board of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), the working group Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the German Pharmacopoeia and the scientific commission of the German Drug Codex (DAC). Furthermore, he served as advisor on quality control and specification of medicines for the World Health Organization (WHO). His main research interests are the analysis of drugs and peptides including stereoisomer analysis by capillary electrophoresis and HPLC as well as capillary electrophoresis-based enzyme assays.