Joachim Seelig#

Joachim Seelig
Email:joachim.seelig 'at' unibas.ch
Membership Number:531
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:jseelig
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.biozentrum.unibas.ch/jseelig/index.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1982 Professor of Structural Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel
  • 1974 Associate Professor, Department of Biophysical Chemistry, Biozentrum, University of Basel
  • 1972 Group leader, Biozentrum, University of Basel
  • 1972 Assistant Professor in Biophysical Chemistry (Habilitation), University of Basel
  • 1970 - 1972 Research associate, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland (Prof. G. Schwarz)
  • 1968 - 1969 Research associate, Dept. of Chemistry, Stanford University, USA (Prof. H.M. McConnell)


Fields of Scholarship
  • biophysical techniques in membrane research and in in vivo biochemistry


Honours and Awards
  • 1978 Science Distinguished Lecturership of the Simon-Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1983 Elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization
  • 1987 Cloëtta-Prize, Foundation Prof. M. Cloëtta, Zürich
  • 1988 Elected Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1991 New Horizon Lecture, 72. Tagung der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft
  • 1991 Bijvoet-Medal of the University of Utrecht, NL
  • 1992 Festvortrag, Jahreshauptversammlung der Gesellschaft der Aerzte in Wien
  • 1994 Heinrich-Wieland Preis, München
  • 2000 Applied Physical Chemistry Award 2000 of the European Society of Applied Physical Chemistry
  • 2003 Elected Member of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences)
  • 2005 Avanti Award in Lipids of the Biophysical Society (USA)
  • 2007 van Deenen Lecture, 48th International Conference on the Bioscience of Lipids, Turku, Finland
  • 2008 Julian Sturtevant Award for Outstanding Contributions to Experimental Thermodynamics, Applications in BioCalorimetry 6 (abc6) conference


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