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Dr. Heribert HIRT Direktor, Institute of Plant Genomics, Paris

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1976-1978 Study of Biochemistry, Cape Town, South Africa
1978 B.Sc. (Distinction)
1979-1981 Study of Biochemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
1981-1983 Diploma thesis, Institute of Biochemistry, Vienna
1983 Mag. rer. nat. (University of Vienna)
1984-1986 Ph.D. thesis, Institute of Biochemistry, Vienna
1987 Dr. rer. nat. (University of Vienna)
2006 Head of Dep. Plant Molecular Biology, University of Vienna
2007 Director of URGV Plant Genomics Institute, Paris

Memberships

Committee member of MASC (Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee), 2002-2006
Executive board member of Austrian Society of Genetics and Gene Technology ÖGGGT, 2002-2005
Scientific Advisory Board Member of Göttingen Center of Molecular Biosciences, 2005
President of the Austrian Society of Genetics and Genetic Engineering, 2005-2007

Publications

more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

Awards

EMBO Fellowship, 1988
Award of the Austrian Society of Biochemistry, 1993
Wittgenstein Prize, 2001