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Conference speaker

Alexander Schier


Alexander Schier

University of Basel, Switzerland

Talk Title: Nodal signaling

Alex Schier has been Professor and Director of the Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland since 2018. He started his lab in 1996 at the Skirball Institute of the New York University School of Medicine and joined Harvard University in 2005, where he was the Leo Erikson Life Sciences Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. 

Dr. Schier’s lab has contributed to the understanding of the genetic, molecular and genomic basis of embryogenesis and to the development of zebrafish as a model system. He is an elected member of EMBO and the US National Academy of Sciences.