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microbiologist and chemist

Joachim Frey, Swiss microbiologist and chemist. Recipient Electronic Arts Stein prize University Berne, 1994. Member Commission for Biotechnology Safety, Swiss Academy of Sciences, Berne, since 1990. Member American Society Microbiology, Swiss Society Microbiology (steering committee), French Society Microbiology.

Background

Frey, Joachim was born on July 21, 1951 in Zürich, Switzerland. Son of Hans Fritz and Helene (Schoenborn) Frey.

Education

Master of Science, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1975. Diploma in Molecular Biology, University Geneva, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Geneva, 1980.

Professor, University Berne, Switzerland, 1992.

Career

Research assistant, U. Geneva, 1975-1980; research fellow, U. Geneva, 1981-1987; lecturer, U. Geneva, since 1987; research associate, Max Plack Institute, Berlin, 1980-1981; head research unit, Institute Veterinary Bacteriology, U. Berne, since 1987. Consultant Intervet International Boxmeer, The Netherlands, since 1990, Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, Berne, since 1990. Board directors International Student Residence, Geneva, since 1981.

Associate professor Institute Molecular Agrobiology U.Singapore, since 1995.

Membership

Member Commission for Biotechnology Safety, Swiss Academy of Sciences, Berne, since 1990. Member American Society Microbiology, Swiss Society Microbiology (steering committee), French Society Microbiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: windsurfing, skiing, hiking, music.

Connections

Married Agnes Irene Kollegger, March 7, 1958. Children: Raphael, Sibylle.

father:
Hans Fritz Frey

mother:
Helene (Schoenborn) Frey

spouse:
Agnes Irene Kollegger

child:
Sibylle Frey

child:
Raphael Frey