1974 - 2000 | Professor of Biochemistry
Gottfried Schatz (*1936, † 2015) was formerly professor of Biochemistry at Cornell University (USA) and then at the Biozentrum from 1974 to 2000. He was a member of the US National Academy of Science and other academic institutions abroad. He has been awarded many prestigious prizes (Carlsberg, Louis Jeantet, Marcel Benoist, Krebs, Warburg, Gairdner, Wilson) and two honorary doctorates. He was the secretary general of the EMBO and president of the Swiss Science and Technology Council.