In memoriam Dirk Pette
In memoriam Dirk Pette, written by Alexander Bürkle
On June 4, 2022, Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dirk Pette passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Dirk Pette was the former full professor of biochemistry in the Department of Biology of our university. His life was an eventful and a fulfilling one.
Dirk Pette was born in Hamburg on February 14, 1933, the third of four children of his parents Edith and Heinrich Pette. During the Second World War, his mother lived with the…