2003 - 2013 | Professor of Neurobiology
As professor of Neurobiology, Yves-Alain Barde was active in research and teaching at the Biozentrum from 2003 to 2013. In his research he focused on the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of the nervous system, especially the importance of growth factors and their role in the development of neural disorders. Yves-Alain Barde is appointed member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) and was awarded the Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize in 2004. Furthermore, he was co-founder of the Basel Stem Cell Network. Yves-Alain Barde is currently pursuing his research at the University of Cardiff (UK).