Ute Deichmann Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel). Israel
Director of the Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel), and adjunct professor at this university and the University of Cologne (Germany). Her research is on the origin and change of modern biology concepts and on the impact of various ideologies on science. Recent publications include: Epigenetics: The origin and evolution of a fashionable topic and Biologists under Hitler. For her work she was awarded several prizes, such as the Ladislaus Laszt Awart of the Ben-Gurion University and the Gmelin-Beilstein Memorial Medal of the German Chemical Society.