Prof. Dr. Torsten Schwede

Biozentrum
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50 / 70
CH - 4056 Basel
KLB61, Room 1105 Phone: +41 61 207 15 81
Email: torsten.schwede-at-unibas.ch
Curriculum Vitae

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Yvonne Steger
KLB61, Room 916
Phone: +41 61 207 15 86
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Research group Torsten Schwede

CV of Prof. Torsten Schwede

Nationality

German, Swiss

 

 

 

Positions:

Since 2014

Scientific Director of sciCORE, Core Facility für Scientific Computing, University of Basel

 

Since 2007

Associate professor for structural bioinformatics, Biozentrum, University of Basel

 

2003 – 2009

Chairman of the Biozentrum Research Core Program “Computational and System Biology"

 

Since 2002

Group leader at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics

 

2001 – 2007

Assistant professor (tenure track) for structural bioinformatics, Biozentrum, University of Basel

 

2000 – 2001

Staff scientist at GSK GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Geneva.

 

1999 – 2000

Postdoctoral researcher at GWER GlaxoWellcome Experimental Research, Geneva.

 

 

 

Education:

1995 – 1998

PhD thesis in protein crystallography "X-ray crystallographic structure solution of Histidine Ammonia-Lyase from Pseudomonas putida by multiple isomorphous replacement." In the group of G.E. Schulz, Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

 

1991 – 1994

Diploma studies in Chemistry (Biochemistry) at Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

 

1988 – 1992

Diploma studies in Chemistry (Biochemistry) at Universität Bayreuth, Germany.

 

 

 

Selected Awards & Honors:

2009

ISI Thomson Reuters selected “SWISS-MODEL: An automated protein homology-modeling server; Nucleic Acids Res 31: 3381-3385 (2003)” as the highest cited Swiss paper during the last 10 years (1999-2009).

 

 

Selected Memberships:

2015 – 2016

Member of the ELIXIR board (chair)

Since 2015

RCSB PDB, member of the scientific advisory board

 

Since 2015

DR3 project, UCSD, member of the scientific advisory board

 

2012

ECCB'12 - European Conference on Computational Biology, conference chair

 

Since 2009

Phyre project, Imperial College London, member of the scientific advisory board

 

Since 2007

SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, member of the executive board of directors

 

Since 2003

[BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference, conference series chair