The lecture, in English, will take place on Friday, May 20, commencing at 7.30pm at the Weberei in Gütersloh.
Brian Cox has spent his academic life in research with some post-graduate teaching.
He was born and brought up in north London and following two years of National Service in the RAF from 1957-59, he worked as a technician at Guy’s Hospital in London.
He obtained his BSc degree in Physiology at London University before returning in 1967 as a lecturer to Guy’s Hospital Dept of Experimental Medicine, which was a major player in the field of diabetes in the UK. There he gained his PhD on Abnormal Protein Metabolism in Diabetes.