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Antonio Lanzavecchia (born in 1951) is a member of the Board of Directors. He earned a degree in medicine from the university of Pavia (Italy) where he specialized in paediatrics and in infectious diseases.
From 1983 to 1999 he was a member of the Basel Institute for Immunology (Switzerland) and since 2000 he is the founding director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona (Switzerland). Since 2009, he is professor of human immunology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich. Awarded with the EMBO medal and the Cloëtta prize, Lanzavecchia has published more than 300 scientific papers and is the inventor of several patents in the field of human monoclonal antibodies.