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Board of the Platform Biology

Researchers working in various fields of biology at Swiss universities and research institutions engage in the Board of the Platform Biology. The members work on a voluntary basis and are supported by the Secretariat. The Board meets four times a year.

Irene Adrian-Kalchhauser Portrait

Irene Adrian-Kalchhauser (Co-Chair)
University of Bern
Institute for Fish and Wildlife Health

Carmen Faso Portrait

Carmen Faso (Co-Chair)
University of Bern
Institute of Cell Biology

Research group Carmen Faso

Benedikt Schmidt

Benedikt Schmidt
info fauna - Swiss Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Programme and University of Zurich,
Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

Research group of Benedikt Schmidt

Tanja Schander Portrait petit
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Tanja Schwander
University of Lausanne
Department of Ecology and Evolution

Research group Tanja Schwander

Florian Steiner

Florian Steiner
University of Geneva
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research group of Florian Steiner

Susanne Ulbrich Plattform Biologie

Susanne Ulbrich
ETH Zürich
Institut für Agrarwissenschaften

Forschungsgruppe Susanne Ulbrich

Roman Ulm Plattform Biologie

Roman Ulm
Universität Genf
Department für Botanik und Pflanzenbiologie

Forschungsgruppe Roman Ulm

Stefanie von Fumetti portrait petit
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Stefanie von Fumetti
Universität Basel
Departement Umweltwissenschaften

Research group Stefanie von Fumetti


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