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09.12.2013

Honorary appointment for Christoph Gerber

The University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland, renewed the position of Professor Christoph Gerber as Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry. He has received this honor already ten years.
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26.02.2012

Bill Whelan Lifetime Achievement Award for Christoph Gerber

On February 26th, during the Miami Winter Symposium 2012 – a “Nature” Conference - Professor Dr. Christoph Gerber received the Bill Whelan Lifetime Achievement Award.
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26.01.2012

Farewell to Ueli Aebi

On Thursday 26th January, many internationally distinguished scientists came together to participate in the farewell symposium honouring Prof. Dr. Ueli Aebi, Professor of Structural Biology at the Biozentrum, University of Basel and former Director of the Maurice E. Müller Institute for Structural Biology.
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01.11.2011

Christoph Gerber receives Scientific Excellence Award

On 27th October 2011, Professor Dr. Christoph Gerber from the Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI) at the University of Basel received the Scientific Excellence Award from the Allicance of NanoHealth (ANH). He was awarded for his outstanding scientific contribution in nanotechnology, nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine. The ANH especially recognized Christoph Gerber´s significant contribution to the development of the first scanning probe microscopes that made the entry into the nanoworld possible.
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09.08.2011
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Christoph Gerber erhält Wissenschaftspreis 2011 der Stadt Basel

Der diesjährige Wissenschaftspreis der Stadt Basel geht an Prof. Dr. Christoph Gerber. Ausgezeichnet wird der am Swiss Nanoscience Institute und am Departement Physik der Universität Basel tätige Physiker für seine herausragenden und weltweit beachteten Pionierarbeiten in den Nanotechnologien, insbesondere für die Entwicklung hochempfindlicher Sensoren in Biologie, Chemie und Medizin.

Der baselstädtische Regierungsrat hat an seiner heutigen Sitzung den diesjährigen Wissenschaftspreis Prof. Dr. Christoph Gerber verliehen. Er ehrt damit Christoph Gerber als Pionier der Nanotechnologien, der ohne eine klassische universitäre Ausbildung weltweit anerkannte Spitzenleistungen erbracht hat. Der mit 20'000 Franken dotierte Preis wird jährlich und im Turnus der sieben Fakultäten Forschenden zuerkannt, die zur Universität Basel in Beziehung stehen und sich durch herausragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen hervorgetan haben.
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05.06.2011

Christoph Gerber receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Christoph Gerber, member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and group leader at the Department of Physics at the University of Basel, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive his award during the Miami Winter Symposium 2012 – a conference organized by Nature. Christoph Gerber is recognized for his outstanding contributions in the area of nanotechnology in biomedicine. He significantly contributed to the invention of the scanning tunneling and the scanning force microscopes. His pioneering work has been cited more than 20´000 times. Thereby Christoph Gerber is among the hundred most cited physicists in the world. Gerber was born 1942 in Basel and worked from 1966 to 2004 at the IBM Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon. In 1987 he received an honorary doctorate of the University of Basel.
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24.05.2011

Ed Constable receives Sustainable Energy Award

Professor Ed Constable, Project leader and Member of the SNI Management Board, professor at the Department of Chemistry and Vice-rector at the University of Basel, will receive the Sustainable Energy Award by the Royal Chemical Society for his innovative research. Since 1993 Constable has worked as a full professor for chemistry at the University of Basel. His research group, which he jointly leads with his wife professor Catherine Housecraft, focuses on, among other topics, the development of sustainable materials that can be used for technologies like efficient illumination and solar energy. Constable is well respected among the international community as an expert and pioneer in the growing field of metal-organic complexes and supra-molecules. His research is creative and significantly above the current state of the art.
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12.04.2011
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Hohe Auszeichnungen für Ueli Aebi

Ueli Aebi, Professor für Strukturbiologie am Biozentrum der Universität Basel, wurde mit zwei prestigeträchtigen Preisen geehrt. Aebi erhielt die «Carl Zeiss Lecture»-Auszeichnung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie sowie den «Distinguished Scientist Award» für Biologie von der Microscopy Society of America.
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