Prof. Martin Jinek

Date of birth: May 31, 1979
Nationality: Czech
Since April 2018 Associate Professor in Biochemistry, University of Zurich
2013-2018 Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Biochemistry, University of Zurich
2007–2012 Postdoctoral Associate at the University of California, Berkeley / USA (Prof. J.A. Doudna)
2006 Ph.D. European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg / D (Dr. E. Conti)
2002 M.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Cambridge / UK (Dr. J.B. Spencer)
1998–2002 B.A. in Natural Sciences, Trinity College, University of Cambridge / UK


2017 International Research Scholar Award of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2016 Georg Friedrich Götz Award
2015 Friedrich Miescher Award
2014 Ernst Th. Jucker Award
2014 John Kendrew Young Scientist Award of the EMBL
2013 Starting Independent Researcher Grant funded by the European Research Council
2007 - 2010 Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Long-Term Fellowship
2007 European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Postdoctoral Fellowship
2002 - 2006 EMBL Predoctoral Fellowship
2002 Special Examiners’ Prize for academic performance
2001 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, The Rockefeller University, New York
2000 - 2002 Trinity College Senior Scholarship
1999 - 2000 Trinity College Junior Scholarship
1998 - 2002 Trinity College Eastern European Bursary - full tuition scholarship at the University of Cambridge