Prof. Andreas Plückthun

Date of birth: May 7, 1956
Marital status: married
Nationality: German
Since Oct. 1993 Full Professor of Biochemistry, University of Zurich
1992–1993 Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institut of Biochemistry, Martinsried
1989 Habilitation in Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1985–1991 Group Leader at the Gene Center Munich (Genzentrum der Universität München), Martinsried
1982–1985 Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (Prof. J. Knowles)
1982 PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA (Prof. E.A. Dennis)
1978 Vordiplom (BSc) in Chemistry, University Heidelberg

Awards

2018 ERC Synergy Grant "High Res Cells" (together with O. Medalia, J.M. Carazo and J. Olsen)
2016 Christian B. Anfinsen Award of the Protein Society
2010 Advanced Investigator's Grant of the European Research Council
2005 deVigier Award (Switzerland), with Team from Molecular Partners AG
2005 Swiss Technology Award, with Team from Molecular Partners AG
2003 Elected as Member of the German Academy of Natural Science (Leopoldina)
2002 Grand Prix du Jury, Grand Prix Européen d'Innovation (Monaco)
2002 Wilhelm-Exner Medal (Vienna)
2002 JP Morgan Chase Health Award (San Jose, CA)
2001 Elected as Member of the World Technology Network (WTN), finalist in World Technology Awards
2000 Karl-Heinz Beckurts Prize for Science and Technology (Munich)
1992 Elected Member of EMBO
1990 Young Investigator's Award of the German Chemical Industry Association (Dozentenpreis des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie)