Short CV/Education and training

  • 1983 – 1988
    Studies in Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuiss Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1989 – 1991
    Doctoral studies, Clinical Laboratory, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1992
    Postgraduate courses in experimental medicine & biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 1998 – 2001
    Research assignement Viral Pathogenesis, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  • 2003
    Venia Legendi (Habilitation): Laboratory & Experimental Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2004 – 2010
    Swiss National Science Foundation Professorship, University of Zurich, Switzerland

  • Since 2011
    Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Head of the Clinical Laboratory and Head of the Center for Clinical Studies, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • President Swiss Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (SVVLD)

  • European Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (EAVLD)

  • Member Center for Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine (CABMM), UZH

  • Member European Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ESVCP)

  • Member International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID)

  • International Organization for Mycoplasmology (IOM)

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • Board Member, Verein Forschung für Leben, Switzerland

  • Ph.D. Commission, VSF, Universities of Bern & Zurich, Switzerland, until 2010

  • Jury member, Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF), Austria, 2007

  • Expert, Evaluation German Primate Center (Göttingen) by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, 2006

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Member Equal Opportunity Commission, UZH, Zurich, Switzerland


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