!!!Axel Meyer
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*Since 2009 Head of the Genome Center Konstanz.
*Since 2009 Co-Chair of the International Max-Planck Research School in Organismal Biology
*Since 1997 Professor of Zoology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany
* 1993 - 1997  Associate (tenured) Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York
* 1990 - 1993  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York
* 1988 - 1990  Alfred P. Sloan Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Evolution, Dept. of Biochemistry, UC-Berkeley (w/ Allan C. Wilson)
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Molecular phylogenetics: particular contributions to fish, amphibians, lungfish-coelacanth, amphibians, reptiles, whales)
*Speciation: work on African cichlid fish adaptive radiations, sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan crater lake cichlids
*Molecular evolution: emphasis on the evolution of gene families (Hox, hedgehog and other developmental genes)
*Comparative genomics:  fish-specific genome duplication, gene-and-genome duplications
*Evo-devo: comparative work on cichlids, zebrafish, medaka
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__Honours and Awards__
*2012 Member of the Academia Europaea
* 2012  Rosemary and Peter Grant Lecture, University of Zurich, Switzerland
* 2012  Hector Prize 2011 of the Hector II Foundation
* 2011  Advanced Grant of the European Research Council (ERC)
* 2010  Carus Prize of the City of Schweinfurt
* 2009  Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) 
* 2009  Carus Medal of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
* 2009  Member of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
* 2009  Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
* 2009  Berhard Rensch Lecture, University of Münster, Germany
* 2008 – 2009  Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg) zu Berlin
* 2008   EMBO Award for Communication in the Life Sciences
* 2007   “Hot 100”authors of BioMed Central journals
* 2007    Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
* 2007  ISI Highly Cited – the world’s 250 most cited researchers in Plant & Animal Sciences
* 2006   Ernst Mayr Lecture - Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin, Germany
* 2000   Akademiepreis der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
* 1996 - 1997  John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
* 1996 – 1997  Miller Fellowship - Visiting Research Professorship, IB and MCB Departments, University of California at Berkeley
* 1990  Young Investigator Prize, American Society of Naturalists
* 1982 - 1984 Fulbright Fellowship
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Meyer_Axel/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Meyer_Axel/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Meyer_Axel/Highlight]
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