1973 - 1998 | Professor of Structural Biology
The chemist Johan N. Jansonius earned his doctorate degree in Groningen (the Netherlands) with a thesis in the field of protein crystallography. He was appointed to professor at the Biozentrum in order to introduce this important discipline in Switzerland. His research dealt with the determination of spatial structures of enzymes and membrane proteins and with structure/action relationships of enzymes. Since 1988 he is corresponding member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW), Section Chemistry.