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CV of Prof. Mihaela Zavolan

Nationality

Romanian, Swiss

Positions: Since 2014 Professor in Computational Biology/Genomics, Biozentrum, University of Basel
2008 – 2014 Associate Professor in Computational and Systems Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel
2003 – 2008 Assistant Professor in Computational and Systems Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel
Since 2003 Group leader at the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
2000 – 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Computational Biology, The Rockefeller University, NY, USA.
1999 – 2000 Postdoctoral fellow in the division of theoretical biology and biophysics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA
1996 – 1999 Teaching assistant and lecturer for the introductory programming class at Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
1994 – 1996 Research associate at the division of Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
1993 – 1994 Research associate, Theoretical Immunology Program, The Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Education: Since 1999 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA in the group of Dr. Stephanie Forrest.
Since 1996 M. Sc. in Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Since 1992 MD at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Timisoara, Romania.
Selected Memberships: 2019 –
2020
Director, RNA Society
since 2018 Scientific Advisory Committee, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Since 2016 Scientific Advisory Board, RNACentral European Bioinformatics Institute
Since 2015 Elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
Since 2014 Appointed member of the Academia Europaea
2009 – 2018 SystemsX.ch, member of the Scientific Executive Board
PLOS Genetics, associated editor
Cells, Bioinformatics, RNA, Genome Biology: member of the Editorial Board