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Prof. Dr. Petr Broz

2013 − 2017 I Professor of Infection Biology

Petr Broz studied molecular biology at the University of Basel and completed his PhD under supervision of Prof. em. Guy Cornelis. He subsequently worked for four years at Stanford University, USA, with a HSFP long-term fellowship before returning to Basel in 2013 to become a SNSF Professor at the Biozentrum. Since 2017, he is Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Lausanne. His research focuses on the defense strategies of the innate immune system, in particular, the role of a cellular signaling complex, the inflammasome, in the elimination of invading pathogens. Webpage