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03 - 05 Sept 2017 Cambridge, UK


 Professor Ben Schuler 

 University of Zurich, Switzerland



Ben Schuler investigates the structure, dynamics, folding and misfolding of proteins with biophysical methods, in particular single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy. He studied Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Regensburg, Germany, and at the University of Kent, UK. He received his PhD in Physical Biochemistry from the University of Regensburg in 1998 and did his postdoctoral research in the Laboratory of Chemical Physics at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA. Ben Schuler then briefly headed an independent research group at the University of Potsdam in Germany supported by the Emmy Noether Program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. He joined the faculty at the University of Zurich in 2004, where he now is Professor of Molecular Biophysics.