Klinik für Kieferorthopädie

Laboratory for Oral Molecular Biology
Date and Place of Birth: February 24, 1951; Basel, Switzerland
Marital Status: Married, two children
Training/Career:   1970-1974  Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), 
Zürich, Switzerland. Studies in Biology/Biochemistry. 
Graduation: Dipl. Natw. ETH (M.S.) 
1975-1978 Ph.D. Program at the Institute for Cell Biology, 
ETH Zürich. Advisors: Prof. H.M. Eppenberger, 
Prof. H. Moor. Graduation: Dr.sc.nat.ETH (Ph.D.)
1990 Lecturer for Cell Biology (Habilitation) at the 
 University of Basel, Switzerland
2001 Titular Professor for Cell Biology at the Medical 
Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland
2009 Associate Professor for Cell Biology at the Medical 
Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland
Employments: 1974-1975 High School Teacher for Biology at the 
Gymnasium am Kohlenberg, Basel
1975-1980 Research Assistant at the Institute for Cell 
Biology (Prof. H.M. Eppenberger), ETH Zürich
1980-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Embryology 
 (Prof. D.M. Fambrough), Carnegie Institution of 
Washington, Baltimore, USA
1984-1987 Research Assistant , Department of Pharmacology 
(Prof. J.G. Nicholls), Biocenter, University of Basel, 
1988-1995 Independent Project Leader (SNF START Fellow), 
Department of Biophysical Chemistry, 
Biocenter, University of Basel, Switzerland
1995-2002 Research Group Head, M.E. Müller Institute 
for Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland
2003-2006 Research Group Head, ITI Research Institute, 
University of Bern, Switzerland
2006-2008 Guest Scientist, Friedrich Miescher Institute, 
Novartis Research Foundation, Basel, Switzerland
2008-2009 Lecturer, Institute of Anatomy, University of Bern, 
2009-present Head of Laboratory for Oral Molecular Biology, 
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 
School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland