Helmut E. Meyer received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry 1974 from the University of Tübingen, Germany and the Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1976 from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Ruhr-University Institute for Physiological Chemistry for one year and an employee of Roha Pharmaceutical Company, Bremen, Germany. In 1985 he became a postdoctoral fellow and the leader of the Protein Analytical Group at the Institute for Physiological Chemistry at Ruhr-University Bochum. He’s been a lecturer for biochemistry in the Medical Faculty of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum since 1989. In 2002 he became the Director of the Medizinisches Proteom-Center at the Ruhr Universität Bochum, which is one of the world’s leading institutes in proteome and protein analysis. His research interest covers all medical areas as well as natural scientific fundamentals. Helmut E. Meyer is a HUPO council member since many years and currently the vice-president of the German Proteomic Society.