Stefan Jentsch


Age: 61

German cell biologist known for his pioneer work in the field of protein modifications by ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like modifiers who was a director of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany since 1998 and whose 35-year career was distinguished by groundbreaking research in cell biology.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: May 29, 1955

Died: October 29, 2016

Munich, Germany