!!!Max Birnstiel
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Max Birnstiel passed away November 15, 2014.
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__Positions Held__
*1998-2002 Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Intercell AG, Vienna
*1998- Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Intercell AG, Vienna
*1986-96 Director, the Boehringer Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria
*1983-90 Chairman of EMBO Council and Editor-in-Chief of EMBO Journal
*1976-83 Research Council, Swiss National Science Foundation, Bern
*1976-78 Commission Scientifique, Institut Suisse de Recherches Experimentales sur le Cancer (ISREC)
*1975-78 Fund comittee of EMBO
*1975-78 President of Section VI of the Naturforschenden Gesellschaft
*1975-78 President of the Union of Swiss Society of Experimental Biology (USGEB)
*1975-76 Advisory Committee of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
*1973-77 Executive Committee of the European Cell Biology Organization (ECBO)
*1972-86 Professor and Chairman of the Institute of Molecular Biology II, University of Zurich, Switzerland
*1968-71 Commissione Scientifico, Laboratorio di Embriologia Moleculare, Napoli, Italia
*1963-72 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor (personal chair) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
*1960-63 Postdoc at Caltech, Pasadena, USA, with Prof. James Bonner
*1952-59 Diploma in Physical Chemistry and Doctorate (Dr. sc. nat) in Botany at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
*1975-78 President of the Union of Swiss Society of Experimental Biology (USGEB)
*1975-78 President of Section VI of the Naturforschenden Gesellschaft
*1977 Dr. rer. nat. h.c., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
*1978 Dr. phil. h.c., University of Lund, Sweden
*1979 Otto Nägeli Prize, Switzerland
*1983 Foreign Associate of the US Academy of Sciences, Washington
*1984 Member of the Associazione di Biologia Cellulare e del Differentiamento, Milano, Italia
*1985 Corresponding Member of the Brasilian Academy of Sciences
*1986 Prof. h.c. phil., University of Zurich
*1987 Prof. h.c. (Molecular Biology), Science Faculty, Universitity of Vienna, Austria
*1987 Prof. h.c. (Molecular Biology), Medical Faculty, University of Vienna
*1987 Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle, Germany
*1988 Founding Member of the Academia Europea
*1989 Corresponding Member of the Medical Society, Vienna
*1989 Medal for Services to the City of Vienna
*1989 Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
*1991 Dr. rer. nat. h.c., University of Guelph, Canada
*1992 Founding Member of the European Working Group on Human Gene Transfer and Therapy, Paris
*1993 Real Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna
*1993 Active Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA
*1994 Wilhelm Exner Medal, Vienna
*1996 Dr. h.c., University of Edinburgh, Scotland
*1996 Medal (Grosses Sibernes Ehrenzeichen) for Services rendered to the Republic of Austria, Vienna
*1997 Dr. h.c., Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia
*2001 Corresponding Member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences 
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