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Prof. Andreas Plückthun

Date of birth:May 7, 1956
Marital status:married
Nationality:German
Since Oct. 1993Full Professor of Biochemistry, University of Zurich
1992–1993Group Leader, Max-Planck-Institut of Biochemistry, Martinsried
1989Habilitation in Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1985–1991Group 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)
1978Vordiplom (BSc) in Chemistry, University Heidelberg

Awards

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