Prof. Dr. Markus Affolter

Biozentrum
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50 / 70
CH - 4056 Basel
Biozentrum, Room 200B Phone: +41 61 207 20 72
Email: markus.affolter-at-unibas.ch
Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Assistant

Helen Preiss
Biozentrum, Room 210
Phone: +41 61 207 09 31
Fax: +41 61 207 20 78
Email: helen.preiss-at-unibas.ch

Research group Markus Affolter

CV of Prof. Markus Affolter

Nationality

Swiss

 

 

 

Positions:

Since 2005

Ordinarius, Developmental Biology, Biozentrum

 

2009 – 2010

Deputy Director of the Biozentrum

 

2000 – 2005

Assistant Professor, Developmental Biology, Biozentrum

 

1993 – 2000

START-Fellowship (from the Swiss National Science Foundation), Cell Biology, Biozentrum

 

1988 – 1992

Postdoc & Scientific Assistant, Professor Walter J. Gehring's Lab, Cell Biology, Biozentrum

 

1983 – 1987

PhD in Molecular & Cell Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada

 

1982 – 1983

MSc in Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada

 

1981 – 1982

BSc in Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada

 

 

 

Education:

1978 – 1980

University Studies in Biology, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland

 

1974 – 1977

Matura (C), Kantonsschule Aarau, Switzerland

 

 

 

Selected Awards & Honors:

1982

1-year EUMC Graduate Fellowship

1983

Hunter Fellow of the National Cancer Institute of Canada

 

 

 

Selected Memberships:

Since 2013

SNSF Member of the National Research Council

2008 – 2012

Member of SystemsX Grant "Systems Biology of the Drosophila Wing"

 

Since 2010

Editorial Board of "Mechanisms of Development"

 

Since 2010

Editorial Board of "Current Opinion in Genetics & Development"

 

Since 2009

Editorial Board of "Developmental Biology"

 

2004 – 2009

Member of Network of Excellence of the EU "Cells into Organs"

 

Since 2008

Elected Member of Leopoldina National Akademie der Wissenschaften

 

Since 2008

Editorial Board of "Development"

 

2004 – 2008

President of the Swiss Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, a Member of USGEB

 

Since 2006

Editorial Board of "Developmental Dynamics"

 

2003 – 2006

Member of the "Forum Genforschung"

 

1999 – 2002

Principal Investigator of multinational HFSPO Grant

 

Since 1999

Elected Member of EMBO