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CV of Prof. Peter Scheiffele

Nationality: German
Positions: Since 2008 Ordinarius für Zellbiologie und Entwicklungsbiologie
Biozentrum der Universität Basel, Switzerland
2001 – 2008 Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior
Motor Neuron Center
Columbia University, New York, USA
Education: 1999 – 2001 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
and University of California, San Francisco
Supervisors Dr. Tito Serafini and Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne
1994 – 1998 PhD Student
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Supervisor Dr. Kai Simons
Ph.D. thesis: “Mechanisms of apical membrane trafficking in polarized epithelial cells”
1989 – 1994 B.Sc. Biochemistry
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Supervisor Dr. Erich Lanka
Diploma thesis: “Plant transformation by
Agrobacterium tumefaciens”
Selected Awards & Honors: 2014 Robert Bing Prize
2005 Simons Foundation Young Investigator Award
2004 John Merck Scholar Award
2003 Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award
2002 Searle Scholar Award
2002 Klingenstein Fellowship in the Neurosciences
2002 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1999 Human Frontiers Science Program Long-Term Fellowship
Selected Memberships: Since 2009 Society for Neuroscience