Scope and content
This is an interview with the structural biologist Heinrich Stuhrmann who joined EMBL in 1976, leading the EMBL Hamburg site. In this interview, Heinrich Stuhrmann gives an insight into his work in the field of small-angle scattering. It contains Stuhrmann's descriptions of the relation towards the other EMBL sites and especially to the DESY-campus in Hamburg. Furthermore, Heinrich Stuhrmann reflects the scientific research and the conditions of use of the technical equipment in Hamburg while he was the scientific leader, but he also speaks about his later career at the GKSS and his later work in polarised neutron scattering using tyrosine radicals.