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researcher , biology professor

Patrick Daniel Matthias, Swiss biology professor, researcher. Achievements include research in analysis of the regulatory transcriptional networks controlling late B cell differentiation; research in identification of Histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) as a tubulin deacetylase; research in definition of the role of HDAC6 in the stress response. Member of Swiss Society Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics (treasurer 2004-2008).

Background

Matthias, Patrick Daniel was born on February 26, 1957 in Rio-de-Janeiro.

Education

Master of Science, University Geneva, Switzerland, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1984.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University Zürich, Switzerland, 1985—1986, oberassistant, 1986—1989. Postdoctoral associate Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989—1990. Group leader, scientist Friedrich Miescher Institute Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland, 1991—1996, senior group leader, professor, since 1997.

Treasurer Swiss Society Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Basel, 2004—2008. Opponent University Turku, Finland, 2006. Member Biosciences Panel, Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland, 2007—2008, Faculty of 1000, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in analysis of the regulatory transcriptional networks controlling late B cell differentiation. Research in identification of Histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) as a tubulin deacetylase. Research in definition of the role of HDAC6 in the stress response.

Membership

Member of Swiss Society Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics (treasurer 2004-2008).

Connections

Married Gabriele Yvonne Heisrath, December 23, 1985. Children: Michel, Marc.

spouse:
Gabriele Yvonne Heisrath

children:
Marc Matthias

Michel Matthias