Susan M. Gasser

1982 PhD (Biochemistry), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
1979 BA (Hons Biophysics), University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., USA

Positions held
2005- Full Professor, Molecular Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2004-2019 Director, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
2001-2004 Full Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
1991-2001 Senior Group Leader, ISREC, Epalinges, Switzerland
1986-1991 Junior Group Leader, Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), Epalinges, Switzerland
1983-1986 Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

2016 Honorary Doctorate in Medicine, Charles University of Prague
2014 Doctorat Honoris causa, University of Lausanne
2013 Member of the EC Presidents Science and Technology advisory Council (PSTAC)
2013 Weizmann Institute, Women in Science Award
2012 EMBO/FEBS Women in Science Award
2011 Prix International de l'INSERM, France
2009 Election to American Association for the Advancement of Science
2009 London Royal Society of Chemistry "Nucleic Acid" Award
2007 Election to German Academy of Science, Leopoldina
2006 Election to Academy of Medical Sciences, Switzerland
2006 Gregor Mendel Medal, Czech Academy of Science
2006 Otto Naegeli Prize for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
2005 Foreign member, Académie des Sciences, Institut de France
1999 Medal of Honor, 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague
1998 Election to Academia Europaea
1994 Friedrich Miescher Prize, Swiss Society for Biochemistry
1993 Member, EMBO
1991 National Latsis Prize, Swiss National Science Foundation
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