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Encyclopedia > Peter Schuster

Peter K. Schuster (born March 7, 1941) is a renowned biophysicist, known for his work with Manfred Eigen in developing the quasispecies model. Born in Vienna, Austria, his work has made great strides in the understanding of viruses and their replication, as well as theoretical mechanisms in the origin of life. He is full professor of theoretical chemistry at the University of Vienna, the founding director of the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Jena, Germany, as well as the current head of its Department of Molecular Evolutionary Biology. March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Manfred Eigen (born May 9, 1927, Bochum) is a German biophysicist and a former director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen. ... The quasispecies [kwaa-zei-spee-seez] model is a description of the process of the Darwinian evolution of self-replicating entities within the framework of physical chemistry. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Croatian and Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Pre-Cambrian stromatolites in the Siyeh Formation, Glacier National Park. ... Theoretical chemistry is the use of non-experimental reasoning to explain or predict chemical phenomena. ... University of Vienna, main building, seen from Beethovens apartment The University of Vienna (German: Universität Wien) in Austria was founded in 1365 by Rudolph IV and hence named Alma mater Rudolphina. ... Jena is a town in central Germany on the River Saale. ...


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Jim Garrison investigation: John F. Kennedy assassination: Clay Shaw preliminary hearing testimony (1859 words)
Schuster, I understand you also stated that during your duties as photographer for the Coroner's Officer, you have occasion to take photographs in the Orleans Parish morgue, is that correct?
Schuster, I show you a rough sketch of the Ferrie apartment at 3330 Louisiana Avenue Parkway, which sketch does not purport to be a scale drawing and which I have marked for identification D-1, and ask you whether or not you recognize that as a representation of the general interior layout of this apartment?
Schuster, if the Court please, and ask that he be relieved from the subpoena.
Clay Shaw trial testimony of Peter Schuster (3197 words)
PETER SCHUSTER, a witness called by and on behalf of the State, having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified, on Rebuttal, as follows:
Schuster is qualified as far as I am concerned as an expert in this field because of his practical experience over the years plus his schooling, and I will permit him to give an opinion or interpretation or explain in full.
Schuster, directing your attention to State Exhibit 51, I ask you whether or not you had occasion to examine any particular area contained in that photograph.
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