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Europe versus the US: Focus areas in research

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Liechtenstein- und -von Hayek Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Speakers

Director, University Institute of Hematology, Paris 7 University Director, Ph.D School "Biology et Biotechnology", Paris 7 University
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Structural Biology, The Scripps Research Institute; Professor of Biophysics, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Rektor, Medizinische Universität Wien; Mitglied des Präsidiums, sowie Vorsitzender des Forums Personal, Österreichische Universitätenkonferenz, Wien Chair

Dr. Francois SIGAUX

Director, University Institute of Hematology, Paris 7 University Director, Ph.D School "Biology et Biotechnology", Paris 7 University

1986-1996 Director of the Molecular Biology Laboratory (Paris 7 University)
1989-2005 University Professor (1st level) (Hematology, Paris 7 University)
1993-2004 Director of Ph.D program "Fundamental Basis of Oncogenesis" (Paris 7- Paris 11 Universities)
1997-2004 Director of the Inserm 462 Unit "Lymphocyte and Cancer"
2000-2003 Member of the National University Council
2000-2004 Scientific director of the Ph.D School "Biology et Biotechnology" (B2T, Paris 7 University)
from 2004 Director of the University Institute of Hematology (Paris 7 University)
from 2005 Director of Ph.D School "Biology et Biotechnology" (B2T, Paris 7 University)

Dr. Dr. h.c. (mult.) Kurt WÜTHRICH

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Structural Biology, The Scripps Research Institute; Professor of Biophysics, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

1957-1962 Lizentiat in chemistry, physics and mathematics, University of Bern, Switzerland
1962-1964 Ph.D. in chemistry (Prof. S. Fallab); Eidgenössisches Turn- und Sportlehrerdiplom, University of Basel, Switzerland
1964-1965 Postdoctoral training (Prof. S. Fallab), University of Basel, Switzerland
1965-1967 Postdoctoral training (Prof. R.E. Connick), University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
1967-1969 Member Technical Staff, Biophysics Department (Dr. R.G. Shulman), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J., USA
1969 Privatdozent (1970), Assistant Professor (1972), Associate Professor (1976), Professor of Biophysics (1980); Chairman Biology Department (1995 2000), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2001-2004 Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Visiting Professor of Structural Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
since 2004 Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Professor of Structural Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Dr. Wolfgang SCHÜTZ

Rektor, Medizinische Universität Wien; Mitglied des Präsidiums, sowie Vorsitzender des Forums Personal, Österreichische Universitätenkonferenz, Wien

seit 1973 Dr.med.univ.
1983 Habilitation für Pharmakologie
1993 o.Prof. für Pharmakologie
1995-2000 Leiter, Institut für Pharmakologie, Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Wien
1996-2003 Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Wien
seit 2004 Rektor der Medizinischen Universität Wien