Prof. Dr. Torsten Schwede

Biozentrum
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 50 / 70
CH - 4056 Basel
KLB61, Room 1105 Phone: +41 61 207 15 81
Email: torsten.schwede-at-unibas.ch
Curriculum Vitae

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Research group Torsten Schwede

CV of Prof. Torsten Schwede

Nationality

German, Swiss
     
Positions: Since 2014 Scientific Director of sciCORE, Core Facility für Scientific Computing, University of Basel
  Since 2007 Associate professor for structural bioinformatics, Biozentrum, University of Basel
  2003 – 2009 Chairman of the Biozentrum Research Core Program “Computational and System Biology"
  Since 2002 Group leader at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
  2001 – 2007 Assistant professor (tenure track) for structural bioinformatics, Biozentrum, University of Basel
  2000 – 2001 Staff scientist at GSK GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Geneva.
  1999 – 2000 Postdoctoral researcher at GWER GlaxoWellcome Experimental Research, Geneva.
     
Education: 1995 – 1998 PhD thesis in protein crystallography "X-ray crystallographic structure solution of Histidine Ammonia-Lyase from Pseudomonas putida by multiple isomorphous replacement." In the group of G.E. Schulz, Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.
  1991 – 1994 Diploma studies in Chemistry (Biochemistry) at Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg i.Br., Germany.
  1988 – 1992 Diploma studies in Chemistry (Biochemistry) at Universität Bayreuth, Germany.
     
Selected Awards & Honors: 2009 ISI Thomson Reuters selected “SWISS-MODEL: An automated protein homology-modeling server; Nucleic Acids Res 31: 3381-3385 (2003)” as the highest cited Swiss paper during the last 10 years (1999-2009).
   
Selected Memberships: 2015 – 2016 Member of the ELIXIR board (chair)
Since 2015 RCSB PDB, member of the scientific advisory board
  Since 2015 DR3 project, UCSD, member of the scientific advisory board
  2012 ECCB'12 - European Conference on Computational Biology, conference chair
  Since 2009 Phyre project, Imperial College London, member of the scientific advisory board
  Since 2007 SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, member of the executive board of directors
  Since 2003 [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference, conference series chair