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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