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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995
Edward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Eric F. Wieschaus

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Curriculum Vitae

Born October 20th, 1942, Magdeburg, Germany
 
Address: Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Abt. Genetick, Spemannstr. 35, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
 
Academic Education
1962-1964 Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, (Biology, Physics, Chemistry)
1964-1968 Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, Germany, Diploma in Biochemistry
1973 PhD (Dr rer nat) in Biology (Genetics), University of Tübingen
 
Appointments and Professional Activities
1969-1974 Max-Planck-Institut für Virusforschung, Tübingen, Diplom- and PhD thesis, thesis supervisor: Dr Heinz Schaller, Research associate
1978-1980 Head of group, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg
1981-1985 Group leader in the Friedrich-Miescher -Laboratorium der Max-Planck- Gesellschaft, Tübingen
1985 - Scientific member of the Max-Planck-Society and Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie (Developmental Biology), Genetics Division, Tübingen
 
Fellowships and awards
1975-1976 Postdoctoral fellow (EMBO fellowship) laboratory of Professor Dr Walter Gehring, Biozentrum, Basel
1977 Postdoctoral fellow (DFG fellowship) laboratory of Professor Dr Klaus Sander, University of Freiburg
1986 Leibnizpreis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft Franz-Vogt-Preis der Universität Giessen
1988 Brooks Lecturer, Harvard Medical School
1989 Carus-Medaille der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina Halle, Carus-Preis der Stadt Schweinfurth, Honorary Professor, Universität, Tübingen, Silliman Lecturer, Yale University
1990 Rosenstiel Medal, Brandeis University, ScD, Yale University, Mattia Award, Roche Institute, New Jersey
1991 Dr h.c. Utrecht University, Dr h.c. Princeton University, Dunham Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Harvey Lecturer, Rockefeller University, Albert Lasker Medical Research Award, New York
1992 Prix Louis Jeantet de Médecine, Geneva, Otto Bayer Preis der Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Alfred Sloan Price of the General Motors Company, Gregor Mendel Medal of the Genetical Society, Great Britain, Otto Warburg Medal of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biochemie
1993 Dr h.c. Universität Freiburg , Dr h.c. Harvard University, Sir Hans Krebs Medal of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, Theodor Boveri Preis der Gesellschaft Physico-Medica der Universität Würtzburg, Ernst Schering Preis , Berlin, Bertner Award, Anderson Cancer Research Center, Houston, Texas, Sonneborn Lecturer, Indiana University
1994 Das Verdienstkreuz 1 Klasse des Verdienstordens der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute

 

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