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Biologist , researcher

Pierre J. Maechler, Swiss biologist, researcher. Achievements include discovery of delineation of the control of insulin secretion in the pancreatic beta cell at the cellular and molecular level; proposal that glutamate may act as an intracellular messenger. Member of Academy Society Geneva, Swiss Endocrine and Diabetes Society, European Association Study of Diabetes.

Background

Maechler, Pierre J. was born on March 6, 1962 in Aubonne, Vaud, Switzerland. Son of Jean H. Maechler and Edith Maechler-Durand.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Geneva, Switzerland. Habilitation, University Geneva, Switzerland, 2002.

Career

Research scientist Symphar Research Laboratory, Versoix, Switzerland, 1987—1995. Senior scientist University Medical Center, Geneva, 1995—2001, assistant professor biology, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of delineation of the control of insulin secretion in the pancreatic beta cell at the cellular and molecular level. Proposal that glutamate may act as an intracellular messenger.

Membership

Member of Academy Society Geneva, Swiss Endocrine and Diabetes Society, European Association Study of Diabetes.

Connections

Married Michelle C. Robin, January 4, 1963. Children: Sylvain P., Florian F.H., Diane M.

father:
Jean H. Maechler

mother:
Edith Maechler-Durand

spouse:
Michelle C. Robin

children:
Sylvain P. Maechler

Florian F.H. Maechler

Diane M. Maechler