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Jan O. Korbel

Scientific Board Member
Genetics
Sophia Genetics
Switzerland

Biography

Dr. Jan O. Korbel is a groupleader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, in the Genome Biology Unit. He has a PhD in Molecular Biology and performed his Postdoc at Yale University. He leads several major consortium projects and works on more than 10 organizing committees and programs in Europe and the US. In the last two years he was elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, received the Manfred-Fuchs-Award for work on self-regulation in science, and the Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award for biomedical research achievements. He is also in the „40 under 40“ list of the journal “Cell” and member of the Cancer Research UK “Science Committee”, responsible for the oversight and development of UK’s principal basic & translational cancer research program. He has published 76 papers indexed in PubMed, of which 17 are in Nature, Science or Cell, and works as an Ad hoc peer-reviewer of the highest scientific journals.

Research Interest

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, 

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