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biochemist , researcher

Matthias Paul Wymann, Swiss biochemist, researcher. Achievements include elucidation of lipid kinase-inhibitor interactions; discovery of wortmannin as a Principal Investigator 3-kinase inhibitor. Recipient research grants Swiss National Science Foundation, 1991-1994, 94—, British/Swiss Joint Research Program, 1994.

Background

Wymann, Matthias Paul was born on April 24, 1960 in Solothurn, Switzerland. Son of Heinrich and Agnes (Naef) Wymann.

Education

Diploma in biochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute Technology, Zurich, 1980-1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, U. Bern, Switzerland, 1988; postdoctoral student, University Bern, Switzerland, 1988-1989; postdoctoral student, University Linköping, Sweden, 1989-1990.

Career

Senior researcher University Fribourg, Institute Biochemistry, Switzerland, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include elucidation of lipid kinase-inhibitor interactions. Discovery of wortmannin as a Principal Investigator 3-kinase inhibitor.

Membership

Member Swiss Society Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics (secretary since 1995), Union Swiss Societies Experimental Biology, Calcium Club.

Connections

Married Doris Lanz, November 23, 1996.

father:
Heinrich Wymann

mother:
Agnes (Naef) Wymann

spouse:
Doris Lanz