Ueli SchiblerDepartment of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland F1000 Faculty Member (since 25 July 2001)
Ueli Schibler is professor at the Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Geneva and a member of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) program Frontiers in Genetics.
EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND:
He studied biology at the University of Bern and obtained his PhD in 1975. From 1975-78 he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He then joined the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), first as a junior group leader (1978-81) and then as a senior group leader with tenure (1981-1984). In 1984 he was appointed as a full professor at the University of Geneva.
MEMBERSHIPS AND EDITORIAL POSITIONS:
Schibler is a member of several scientific associations, including EMBO, European Academy of Sciences, Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, and Union of Swiss Societies in Experimental Biology. He currently serves as an Academic Editor for PLoS Biology and as an Editorial Board Member for Cell, Genes & Development, EMBO Reports, and Journal of Biological Rhythms.
Schibler has received the Friedrich Miescher Award of the Swiss Biochemical Society (1983), the Cloëtta Prize of Medicine (1986), the Otto Naegeli Prize of Medicine (1996), and the Louis Jeantet Prize of Medicine (2000).
Schibler and his research team are studying regulatory mechanisms that govern circadian gene expression and physiology in mice and cultured cells. In mammals, the circadian timing system influences virtually all physiology and behavior.
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