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educator , Medical researcher , Cell biologist

Eric Westhof, Belgian, French cell biologist, medical researcher, educator. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute Physics, London; member: French Academy of Sciences (Charles-Leopold Mayer Prize 2007).

Background

Westhof, Eric was born on July 25, 1948 in Uccle, Belgium.

Education

Master in Physics, Liege University. Doctor of Philosophy, Liege University.

Career

Professor structural biochemistry University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, since 1988, vice president research and doctoral studies France, 2007—2008. Director Institute Molecular and Cellular Biology National Center for Science Research (National Center for Scientific Research), France, since 2006, director architecture and reactivity of Ribonucleic acid France, since 2005. Professor biophysics and structural biochemistry University Strasbourg, France, vice president research and doctoral studies France, since 2009.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund visiting professor Rutgers University, 2001—2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Executive editor Ribonucleic acid, Nucleic Acids Research.

Membership

Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute Physics, London. Member: French Academy of Sciences (Charles-Leopold Mayer Prize 2007).