Denis Duboule#


Denis Duboule
Email:denis.duboule 'at' zoo.unige.ch
Membership Number:1726
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:dduboule
Elected:1996
Homepage: http://duboule-lab.epfl.ch
http://genev.unige.ch/en/users/Denis-Duboule/unit




Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor of Developmental Genetics and Genomics at the EPFL and at the Department of Genetics and Evolution of the University of Geneva
  • since 2001 Director of the Swiss National Research Center ‘Frontiers in Genetics‘

Fields of Scholarship
  • Function and regulation of Hox genes
  • Vertebrate developmental genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Evolutionary biology

Honours and Awards
  • Elected member of EMBO (1993)
  • National Latsis Prize (1994)
  • Elected member of the Academia Europaea (1997)
  • Cloëtta Prize for Medicine (1997)
  • Louis -Jeantet Prize for Medicine(1998)
  • Elected member of the Royal Netherland Academy of Arts and Science (2000)
  • Marcel Benoist Prize (2003)
  • Grand Prix Charles
  • Leopold Mayer(2004)
  • Elected member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (2005)
  • Elected member of the French Academy of Sciences (2005)
  • Elected foreign hon. member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2006)
  • Dr. honoris causa from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (2010)
  • INSERM International Prize (2010)
  • Prix de la Fondation pour Genève (2011)
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Society (2012)
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour (2013)
  • Kowalevsky Medal (2014)


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