2005-08 Mark Benecke: Biography, CV & Who Is Who Entries

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Mark Benecke: Biography & Who Is Who Entries

Dictionary of International Biography 2005: Dr. Mark Benecke BENECKE Mark, b. Germany. Forensic Biologist: DNA Typing Expert; Forensic Entomologist; lnvertebrate Zoologist; Criminalist. Education: Biologist Diploma, Zoology, Genetics, Psychology. theory, 1994: Biologist Diploma. DNA Typing of Nematode Strains. Grade A thesis, 1995; PhD, DNA Typing of Biologieal Stains. summa eum laude, 1997. Appointments: Institute for Zoology. 1995. 1999. Institute for Legal Medicine, 1996, University of Cologne; Consultant, 1997, Forensic Biologist, Criminalist II, 1998, Chief Medicine Examiner's Office. New York City, USA; International Forensic Research and Consulting. Germany, 2000: Scientific Consultant, Colombian Association of Legal Medicine, Institute for Legal Medicine Bogota, Natural Sciences Research Institute of University of Manila, Genetics Department of Odessa University; Trainer, several police academies; Guest, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, Quantico, Virginia, USA; Visiting Assistant Professor, Consultant, Molecular Biology Department, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Metro Manila, Philippines; Assistant Visiting Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, University for Medicine and Pharmacy, Hochiminh City, Vietnam; Visiting Scientist, Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses, Bogota, Visiting Scientist: University of Antoquia, Medellin, Columbia; Guest Lecturer, Columbia University, Chief Medical Examiner's Office, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, all New York City, Universities of Berlin, Kaisersiautern, Bonn, Essen, Freiburg, Cologne and Konstanz, Germany; Singapore; China, police academies. Publications: Articles and papers on forensic entomology, DNA and DNA typing, and zoological topics; 3 popular science books: Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors, 1997; The dream of eternal life. Biomedicine as a key to longevity, 1998, 2002; Forensic Biology, 1999, 2001 and 2006; Murderous Methods: Criminal Cases of the 20th Century - A Pitaval, 2002 (German) and 2005 (English); Co-editor, Annals of Improbable Research; Guest editor, Forensic Science International and guest editor for Aggrawal's Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. Honours: Fortune Scholarship, North Rhine Westphalia. Memberships: Fellow, Linnean Society of London; American Academy of Forensic Sciences; German Society for Legal Medicine; German Zoological Society; Society of German Natural Scientists and Medical Doctors; International Academy of Legal Medicine; International Society of Forensic Genetics; Colombian Society for Legal Medicine; Guangzhou Society for Legal Medicine, China. Address: Postfach 250411, 50520 Köln, Germany. Website: www.benecke.com


Source: IBC One Thousand Great Scientists, 1st., year 2003

DR MARK BENECKE
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International Forensic Research and Consulting
Postfach 250411, 50520 Koln, Germany
Doctor Mark Benecke was born in Germany, his main areas of professional interest lie in DNA typing, forensic entomology, criminalistics and invertebrate zoology. He received his Biologist Diploma, zoology, genetics, psychology theory in 1994, a year later his Biologist Diploma, DMA typing of nematode strains, Grade A thesis and in 1997 he was awarded a PhD, DMA typing of biological stains, summa cum laude.

At the University of Cologne he worked initially within the Institute for Zoology (1995) then the Institute for Legal Medicine (1996). His work then took him to the United States where he was Consultant and then Forensic Biologist and Criminalist II in the Chief Medical Examiner's Office in New York City. In 1999 he returned to work at the Institute of Zoology of the University of Cologne and, since 2000, has worked for International Forensic Research and Consulting, Germany.

As scientific consultant he has worked for the Colombian Association of Legal Medicine, the Institute for Legal Medicine Bogota, the Natural Sciences Research Institute of University of Manila and the Genetics Department of Odessa University. The Doctor has been Guest at the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, Quantico, Virginia, USA, The Anthropological Research Faculty (University of Tennessee), Visiting Assistant Professor and Consultant to the Molecular Biology Department, University of the Philippines, Assistant Visiting Professor of the Department of Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, University for Medicine and Pharmacy, Hochiminh City, Vietnam, Visiting Scientist at the Institute Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses, Bogota, Columbia and Guest Lecturer at Columbia University, Chief Medical Examiner's Office, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, and at the Universities of Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg and Konstanz, Germany and Singapore.

He has also been Guest Lecturer and Trainer at several police academies, including federal police units.
Doctor Benecke's publications include articles and papers on forensic entomology, DNA and DMA typing, and zoological topics.

He is the author of four popular science books: "Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors" (1997), " The dream of eternal life. Biomedicine as a key to longevity" (1998, 2002), "Forensic Biology" (1999, 2001), "Criminal Cases of the 20th Century-A Pitaval" (2002), co-editor of "Annals of Improbable Research" and the guest editor of "Forensic Science International". He was the recipient of the Fortune Scholarship, North Rhine Westphalia and a medal of honour by the German BDK (Association of the Criminal Police, 2002). Doctor Benecke is a Fellowof the Linnean Society of London and holds membership of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the German Society for Legal Medicine, the German Zoological Society, the Society of German Natural Scientists and Medical Doctors, the International Academy of Legal Medicine, the International Society of Forensic Genetics and the Colombian Society for Legal Medicine.

He was scientific consultant to National Geographic TV's "Dracula Unearthed" production (2002).

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Source: Marquis Who is Who in the World, America´s leading biographical reference source, 17th ed., year 2000 (Millennium edition), 2000 pages (December 1999), ISBN: 0837911230, Dimensions (in inches): 3.43 x 15.02 x 9.91:

BENECKE, MARK, biologist; b. Rosenheim, Germany, 1970. Diplom-Biologe, U. Cologne, Germany, 1995; PhD, U. Cologne, 1997. Forensic biologist U. Cologne, 1995-97, Chief Med. Examiner, N.Y.C., 1997—; cons./asst. vis. prof. U. of The Philippines, Manila, 1997; cons. Office of Chief Med. Examiner, N.Y.C., 1997; forensic entomology cons. High Ct./Ct. of Appeals, Giessen, Germany, 1996; forensic entomology trainer Police Acad., Germany, 1997. Main author: Ency. of Scientists and Inventors, 1997; author: The Dream of Eternal Life, 1998, Kriminalbiologie, Forensic Biology (German and French), 1999; co-editor Annals of Improbable Rsch., 1995—; guest-editor Forensic Sci. Internat.; contbr. articles to profl. jours. Fortüne scholar State Nordrhein-Westphalen, 1997. Fellow Linnean Soc. London, Internat. Acad. Legal Medicine. Office: >U Cologne, Dept Zoology, 50923 Cologne Germany

Source: Marquis Who is Who in Science and Engeneering, 6th ed., 2002/2003:

BENECKE, MARK. biologist; b. Rosenheim. Germany. 1970. Diplom-Biologe, U. Cologne, Germany, 1995; PhD with honors, U. Cologne, 1997. Forensic biologist U. Cologne, 1995-97, Chief Med. Examiner. N.Y.C., 1997-(open); cons., asst. vis. prof. U. of The Philippines, Manila, 1997; vis. asst prof. U. Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam. 1999; cons. Office of Chief Med. Examiner. N.Y.C.. 1997. Inst. for Legal Medicine, Bogota, Colombia, 1999; forensic entomology cons. High Ct./Ct. of Appeals, Giessen, Germany, 1996; forensic entomology trainer Police Acad.. Germany, 1997-; Main author: Ency. of Scientists and Inventors, 1997; author: The Dream of Eternal Life (German, English and Japanese), 1998, Kriminalbiologie, Forensic Biology (German and French), 1999; co-author: Entomological Evidence, 2000, Handbuch Rechtsmedizin, 2001; co-editor Annals of Improbable Rsch., 1995-(open); guest-editor Forensic Sci. Internal.; contbr. articles to profl. jours. Fortune scholar State Nordrhein-Westphalen, 1997. Fellow Linnean Soc. London, Internal. Acad. Legal Medicine. Office: Postfach 250411, 50520 Cologne Germany, E-mail forensic@benecke.com

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Source: American Biographical Institute, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Tenth Ed.:

BENECKE, oc/Scientist; ad/Post Office Box 250411, 50520 Cologne, Germany; ed/PhD 1997, MSc (Biology) 1995, University of Cologne; pa/Chief Medical Examiner, 1997-1998; Forensic Biologist, University of Cologne, 1995-97; Consultant, Assistant Visiting Professor, University of the Philippines, 1997; Consultant, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, 1997; cw/Author, Kriminalbiologie 1999, The Dream of Eternal Life 1998, Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors 1997; Co-Editor, Annals of Improbable Research, 1995-; Guest Editor, Forensic Science International; Contributor, Articles to Professional Journals; hon/Fellow, Linnean Society of London, Societies of Forensic Medicine (Germany, USA, Columbia, Singapore); Fortune Scholar, State Nordrhein-Westphalen, 1997.

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Source: Marquis Who is Who in the World, America´s leading biographical reference source, 19th ed., year 2002

BENECKE, MARK, biologist; b. Rosenheim, Germany, 1970. Diplom-Biologe, U. Cologne, Germany, 1995; PhD with honors, U. Cologne, 1997. Forensic biologist U. Cologne, 1995-97, Chief Med- Examiner, N.Y.C., 1997-; cons., asst. vis. prof. U. of The Philippines, Manila, 1997; vis. asst. prof. U. Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 1999; cons. Office of Chief Med. Examiner, N.Y.C., 1997, Inst. for Legal Medicine, Bogota, Colombia, 1999; forensic entomology cons. High Ct./Ct. of Appeals, Giessen, Germany, 1996; forensic entomology trainer Police Acad., Germany, 1997. Main author: Ency. of Scientists and Inventors, 1997; author: The Dream of Eternal Life, 1998, Kriminalbiologie, Forensic Biology (German and French), 1999; co-author: Entomological Evidence, 2000, Handbuch Rechtsmedizin, 2001; co-editor Annals of Improbable Rsch., 1995-; guest-editor Forensic Sci. Internal.; contbr. articles to profl. jours. Fortune scholar State Nordrhein-Westphalen, 1997. Fellow Linnean Soc. London, Internal. Acad. Legal Medicine. Office: Postfach 250411, 50520 Cologne, Germany

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Source: IBC (Cambridge) Who Is Who in the 21st Century, 2nd ed, year 2002

BENECKE Mark, b. Germany. DNA Typing Expert: Forensic Entomologist: Invertebrate Zoologist; Criminalist. Education: Biologist Diploma, Zoology, Genetics. Psychology, theory. 1994; Biologist Diploma, DNA Typing of Nematode strains, Grade A thesis, 1995: PhD. DNA Typing of Biological stains, summa cum laude, 1997. Appointments: Institute for Zoology, 1995,1999, Institute for Legal Medicine. 1998. University of Cologne; Consultant. 1997. Forensic Biologist, Criminalist II. 1998, Chief Medicine Examiner's Office, New York City. USA; International Forensic Research and Consulting, Germany, 2000; scientiftcConsultant, Colombian Association of Legal Medicine. Institute for Legal Medicine Bogota, Natural Sciences Research Institute of University of Manila, . Genetics Department of Odessa University; Trainer, several police academies; Guest, Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy, Quantlco, Virginia, USA; Visiting Assistant Professor, Consultant, Molecular Biology Department, University of the Philippines, Diliman. Metro Manila, Philippines; Assistant Visiting Professor. Department of Molecular Biology and Cell Biology. University for Medicine and Pharmacy. Hochhninh City, Vietnam; Visiting Scientist, Institute National de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses, Bogota, Columbia; Guest Lecturer. Columbia University, Chief Medical Examiner's Office, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, all New York City, Universities of Berlin, Bonn, Freiburg and Konstanz, Germany, Singapore University, police academies. Publications: Articles and papers on forensic entomology, DNA and DNA typing, and zoological topics; 3 popular science books: Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors, 1997: Trie dream of eternal life. Biomedicine as a key to longevity, 1998, 2002; Forensic Biology, 1999,2001; Criminal Cases of the 20th Century-A Pitaval, 2002; Co-editor, Annals of Improbable Research; Guest editor, Forensic Science International. Honours: Fortune Scholarship, North Rhine Westphalia. Memberships: Fellow, Linnean Society of London; American Academy of Forensic Sciences: German Society for Legal Medicine; German Zoological Society; Society of German Natural Scientists and Medical Doctors; International Academy of Legal Medicine; International Society of Forensic Genetics; Colombian Society for Legal Medicine. Address: Postfach 250411, 50520 Koln, Germany.


These are all unpaid entries into Who is Who's. (C) with the different encyclopedic entities, e.g. Marquis Who is Who (R) (since 1899) can be reached at 121 Chanlon Rd., P.O.Box 5, New Providence NJ 07974-0005, USA, e-mail world@renp.com, and the IBC can be reached at St. Thomas Pl, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB74GG (England). If a contribution is accepted, i.e. if it is considered to be relevant by the editors, a listing is free of charge, and if you resist the temptation to buy certificates to decorate your wall, then it does remain free of charge. /// Note by Mark Benecke: We did not check if, how and when this was published, this is mostly from galley proofs and just fyi.


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