Charles Weissmann#


Charles Weissmann
Email:charlesw 'at' scripps.edu
Membership Number:241
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:cweissmann
Elected:1989
Homepage:https://www.scripps.edu/florida/research/faculty/weissmann





Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, Florida Atlantic University
  • 2004-2012 Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Infectology, Scripps Florida Research Institute
  • 1999-2005 Senior Research Scientist and Visiting Professor, MRC Prion Unit, St.Mary's Hospital
  • 1999 Professor emeritus, University of Zürich
  • 1967-1999 Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Zürich
  • 1970-1999 Professor ordinarius in Molecular Biology
  • 1967-1970 Professor extraordinarius in Molecular Biology
  • 1965-1967 Associate Professor in Biochemistry, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry
  • 1964-1965 Assistant Professor in Biochemistry, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry

Fields of Scholarship
  • First cloning and expression of interferon
  • Molecular genetics of neurogenerative prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Honours and Awards
  • 1970 Marcel Benoist Prize, Bern
  • 1982 Dr. H.P. Heineken Prize, Amsterdam
  • 1983 Foreign Member of the Royal Society
  • 1995 Robert-Koch Medal
  • 1996 Charles-Léopold Mayer Prize of the French Academy of Science
  • 1997 Klaus-Joachim-Zülch-Preis, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
  • 2001 Betty and David Koetser Award
  • 2003 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize


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