Charles University in Prague awards Prof. Ueli Aebi an honorary doctorate
Prof. Ueli Aebi, Professor for Structural Biology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Charles University in Prague.
The 1st Faculty of Medicine of Prague’s Charles University honored Ueli Aebi’s fundamental contributions to a structurally based understanding of the function of molecular machines and supramolecular protein structures, which he was able to achieve through an experimental approach employing a combination of light, electron and scanning probe microscopies.
With the Doctor honoris causa title, the Charles University also honored Aebi’s commitment to the areas of science and education in the Czech Republic along with his charitable activities. The presentation of the honorary doctorate took place on February 1st, 2007, in the Carolinum Hall of the Charles University, one of the oldest universities in Europe.