Dr. Volker Stadler (CEO)
Dr. Volker Stadler is the CEO and cofounder of PEPperPRINT. He graduated in chemistry at Heidelberg University and received his PhD in physical chemistry. At the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, Dr. Stadler contributed to the development PEPperPRINT’s new peptide microarray technology which was published in Science and Angewandte Chemie. From 2009 on, he was responsible for the translation of the peptide microarray technology into a commercial product and service business and launched PEPperPRINT in 2010. PEPperPRINT was awarded with various innovation and business awards and reached the break-even in 2014. In 2016, Dr. Volker Stadler was appointed to the Executive Board of the BioRN biotech cluster Rhine-Neckar.
Dr. Ralf Bischoff (CSO)
Dr. Ralf Bischoff is responsible for all technological and scientific issues. Previously he made major contributions to the fields of small GTPases and nuclear transport. Dr. Bischoff is thus a leading authority in the field of protein chemistry and molecular biology with an impressive track record including articles in Science and Nature. Along with Frank Breitling he formed the core of PEPperPRINT in 2001, and was awarded with the "Genius Biotech Award" of the German federal state Baden-Württemberg. Together with Breitling & Stadler he headed the DKFZ junior research group "Chip-Based Peptide Libraries" and was also awarded with the Science Stifter Prize in 2008.