!!Nikolaus Amrhein - Curriculum vitae

*Retired since April 2008, continuation of lecture program until end of 2011
*1992 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 Vorsteher (Dean), Abteilung (Faculty) of Biology
*2003 - 2007 Director of Studies, Department of Biology
*1987 - 2008 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Full Professor of Plant Sciences, Institute of Plant Sciences,(Plant Biochemistry and Physiology)
*1972 - 1987 Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, Dept. Biology
*1984 - 1987 Dean, Faculty of Biology
*1980 - 1987 Full Professor, Chair of Plant Physiology
*1976 - 1980 Assoc. Professor of Plant Hormone Physiology
*1972 - 1976 Research Assistant, Chair of Plant Physiology
*1970 - 1972 MSU-AEC, Plant Research Laboratory, East Lansing, MI, USA, Research Associate
*1962 - 1969 University of Munich
*1969 Ph.D. in Botany. Dissertation: "Regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis in buckwheat(Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)", summa cum laude
*1962 - 1966 Undergraduate studies in botany, zoology, biochemistry
*American Society of Plant Biologists
*German Botanical Society
*Federation of the European Societies of Plant Physiology
*Swiss Society of Plant Physiology
*Swiss Society of Biochemistry
*Society of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Biology (Germany)
*Japanese Society of Plant Physiology (Past)
*German Society of Cell Biology
*European Phytochemical Society
*Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte
*__Editorial Boards of the journals:__
**Presently: Zeitschrift für Naturforschung Section C, Journal of Biosciences (Editor-in-Chief);
**Past: Plant Physiology; Plant Cell Physiology; Plant Cell Reports (Managing Editor); Planta
**Member of the Swiss National Research Council (1993 - 2003)
**Member of the Advisory Boards of the Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Cologne, Germany (1989-2008), Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie, Halle, Germany (1992 – 2002), Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen, Tübingen (1999-2003), Heidelberg Institute of Plant Sciences (2005 -2007)
**1980 - 1987 Consultant, Monsanto Co., St. Louis
**1988 - 1998 Consultant, Ciba-Geigy Co. (Novartis), Basel
**2000 – 2002 Member Scientific Advisory Board, Aventis Agriculture, Lyon
**2009 – 2013 Consultant, Syngenta Co., Basel
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204 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and monographs.
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*Elected corresponding member of the American Society of Plant Physiologists
*Elected member of the Deutsche Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina
*Elected member of the Academia Europaea
*Elected member of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften
*Elected corresponding Member of the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften
*Honorary member of the Russian Society of Plant Physiologists
*Purkine Medal of the Czech Society of Plant Physiology
*Honorary doctorate (Dr. h.c.) of the Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
*Honorary Professor at the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic
*Golden Owl (Award for Excellence of Teaching), ETH Zürich