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Otto Haller

educator , virologist

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.

Interests

  • Other 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