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Otto Haller

Otto Haller, Swiss virologist, educator. Recipient Swiss Cancer prize, 1977, Latsis prize, Swiss National Science Foundation, 1985, Milstein award, International Society Interferon and Cytokine Research, 1998.

Background

  • Haller, Otto was born on April 21, 1945 in Reinach, Switzerland. Son of Fritz and Margarita Haller.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1972.

    Career

    • Research associate department immunology University Zurich, 1975—1977, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1975—1977. Assistant professor Institute Immunology & Virology, Zurich, 1983—1985. Associate professor virology University Zurich, 1985—1989.

      Professor virology, director department University Freiburg, Germany, since 1989. Visiting assistant professor department virology Rockefeller University, New York City, 1982—1983. Vice medical director University Hospital, Freiburg, 1997—2000.

    Works

    • Author: Diagnostik & Therapie von Viruskrankhelten, 1998, Medizinische Mikrobiologie 11, 2005.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Microbiology, German Society Virology (president 1996-1999), European Society Clinical Virology (vice president 1999—2006), International Society Interferon and Cytokine Research (president 2006-2007), German Society Hygiene and Microbiology, American Society Virology, Deutsche Akademie Naturforscher Leopoldina.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, skiing, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Marianne Gysin, March 7, 1975. Children: Sabine, Eva.
    • father: Fritz Haller
    • mother: Margarita Haller
    • spouse: Marianne Gysin
    • children: Sabine Haller
    • Eva Haller
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    Born April 21, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Zürich
    • 1975 - 1977
      Research associate, department immunology University Zurich
      Sweden
    • 1975 - 1977
      Research associate, department immunology University Zurich
    • 1983 - 1985
      assistant, professor Institute Immunology & Virology
      Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 1985 - 1989
      associate, professor virology University Zurich
    • 1989
      professor, department University Freiburg
      Germany
    • 1989
      director, department University Freiburg
      Germany