Prof. Dr. Markus Affolter

Biozentrum
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50 / 70
CH - 4056 Basel
Biozentrum, Room 200B Phone: +41 61 207 20 72
Email: markus.affolter-at-unibas.ch
Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Assistant

Helen Preiss
Biozentrum, Room 210
Phone: +41 61 207 09 31
Fax: +41 61 207 20 78
Email: helen.preiss-at-unibas.ch

Research group Markus Affolter

CV of Prof. Markus Affolter

Nationality

Swiss
     
Positions: Since 2005 Ordinarius, Developmental Biology, Biozentrum
  2009 – 2010 Deputy Director of the Biozentrum
  2000 – 2005 Assistant Professor, Developmental Biology, Biozentrum
  1993 – 2000 START-Fellowship (from the Swiss National Science Foundation), Cell Biology, Biozentrum
  1988 – 1992 Postdoc & Scientific Assistant, Professor Walter J. Gehring's Lab, Cell Biology, Biozentrum
  1983 – 1987 PhD in Molecular & Cell Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada
  1982 – 1983 MSc in Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada
  1981 – 1982 BSc in Biology, Laval University, Québec, Canada
     
Education: 1978 – 1980 University Studies in Biology, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
  1974 – 1977 Matura (C), Kantonsschule Aarau, Switzerland
     
Selected Awards & Honors: 1982 1-year EUMC Graduate Fellowship
1983 Hunter Fellow of the National Cancer Institute of Canada
     
Selected Memberships: Since 2013 SNSF Member of the National Research Council
2008 – 2012 Member of SystemsX Grant "Systems Biology of the Drosophila Wing"
  Since 2010 Editorial Board of "Mechanisms of Development"
  Since 2010 Editorial Board of "Current Opinion in Genetics & Development"
  Since 2009 Editorial Board of "Developmental Biology"
  2004 – 2009 Member of Network of Excellence of the EU "Cells into Organs"
  Since 2008 Elected Member of Leopoldina National Akademie der Wissenschaften
  Since 2008 Editorial Board of "Development"
  2004 – 2008 President of the Swiss Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, a Member of USGEB
  Since 2006 Editorial Board of "Developmental Dynamics"
  2003 – 2006 Member of the "Forum Genforschung"
  1999 – 2002 Principal Investigator of multinational HFSPO Grant
  Since 1999 Elected Member of EMBO