Roland H. Wenger

Roland H. Wenger, Prof. Dr.

Medizinische Fakultät

Tel.: +41 44 635 50 65

roland.wenger@access.uzh.ch

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Curriculum vitae

Born on September 16th 1963, in Biel, Switzerland

1970-1974 Primary school, Orpund

1974-1978 Secondary school, Orpund

1978-1982 Highschool, Matura Typus C, Deutsches Gymnasium, Biel

1982-1987 Chemical studies: Inorganic-, organic- and biochemistry, University of Bern

1986-1987 Diploma thesis in biochemistry: "Die Rekonstitution von Bakteriorhodopsin mit V8-proteolytischen Fragmenten", PD Dr. H. Sigrist and Prof. P. Zahler, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Bern

1987-1990 PhD thesis in molecular biology: "Platelet Molecular Biology: Cloning and Characterization of the Platelet-Specific Genes CTAP-ΙΙΙ and GPΙbα", Prof. K. J. Clemetson, Theodor Kocher Institute, University of Bern

1990-1993 Postdoctoral fellow of the Max-Planck-Society, Dr. P. J. Nielsen and Prof. G. Köhler, Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg i.Bsg., Germany

1993-2000 Senior Scientist at the Institute of Physiology, Prof. M. Gassmann and Prof. C. Bauer, University of Zurich

1999 Habilitation (Venia legendi in Physiology): "Die Identifizierung Hypoxie-induzierbarer Gene und die Rolle des Transkriptionsfaktors HIF-1 bei deren Aktivierung", Prof C. Bauer and Prof. H. Murer, Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich

2000-2001 University Lecturer of Physiology on the C2 (Assistant) level (tenured), Research Group Leader "Cellular Physiology", Member of the Medical Faculty of the University of Lübeck, Germany

2001-2003 University Professor of Physiology on the C3 (Associate) level (tenured), Research Group Leader "Cellular Physiology", Member of the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig, Germany

since 2003 University Professor of Physiology on the Ordinarius (Full) level (tenured), Research Group Leader "Cellular Oxygen Physiology", Member of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich

since 2004 Member of the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich

since 2007 Vice Dean (preclinical studies) of the Medical Faculty, University of Zurich