Gunnar von Heijne#


Gunnar von Heijne
Email:gunnar 'at' dbb.su.se
Membership Number:1789
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:gheijne
Elected:1998
Homepage: http://www.sbc.su.se/gunnar
http://www.dbb.su.se/en/?p=researchgroup&id=55





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 2006 Director of the Center for Biomembrane Research, Stockholm University
  • 2000-2006 Director of Stockholm Bioinformatics Center
  • since 1994 Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, Stockholm University
  • 1989-1994 Associate Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
  • 1982-1985 Science correspondent for the Swedish National Radio (half-time)
  • 1981-1988 Assitant Professor, Dept of Theoretcial Physics, Royal Inst. of Technology, Stockholm, and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
  • 1980-1981 Postdoc Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 1980 Ph.D Theoretical Physics, Royal Inst. of Technology, Stockholm
  • 2003 Professor, Computer Science, ETH Zurich)
  • 1999-2002 Full Professor, Computer Science, Univ. Munich, Germany
  • 1988-1999 Lecturer, Univ. Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1987 Ph.D. Mathematics, Univ. Oxford

Fields of Scholarship
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell biology
  • Bioiformatics
  • Membrane proteins
  • Protein sorting

Honours and Awards
  • 1990 The T. Svedberg Award, The Swedish Biochemical Society
  • 1994 Elected EMBO member
  • 1995 The Göran Gustafsson Prize, The Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 The Arrhenius Medal, The Swedish Chemical Society
  • 1997 Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1998 Elected member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1998 The Björkén Prize, Uppsala University
  • 2000 Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • 2002 EMBL Distinguished Visitor Lecturer
  • 2002 “Excellence” Award, the Swedish Research Council
  • 2004 The George W. Raiziz Biochemical Rounds Lecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • 2006 EMBO Lecture, Danish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 2007 “Friday Lecturer”, Rockefeller University
  • 2008 Kroc Lecturer, MIT
  • 2008 Honorary Doctorate, Åbo Akademi
  • 2009 The van Deenen Medal, Utrecht University
  • 2012 The NCMLS Lecture, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences
  • 2012 The Accomplishment by a Senior Scientist Award of the International Society for Comuptational Biology


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