Erich Alois Nigg Edit Profile
Doctor of Philosophy, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1980.
Subsequently he carried out research at the University of California in San Diego, the ETH Zürich and the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC). From 1995 he was Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Geneva before he was appointed, in 1999, to a Directorship at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. Since 2009 Erich Nigg is Professor of Cell Biology and Director of the Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland.
1991: Elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
1998: Elected Member of the Academia Europaea
2009: Elected member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences.
Married Elena Sonia Martignoni. Children: Natalia, Simon Emmanuel.
1980ETH , Doctor of Philosophy
1980 - 1982
1982 - 1985
1985 - 1995
1995 - 1999
1999 - 2009
Meyenburg PrizeThe Meyenburg Prize is awarded for outstanding The Meyenburg Prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in cancer research by the Meyenburg Foundation in support of the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg (DKFZ), which is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany.