SNSF Research Council: six new members elected

15/Sep/2017

The Executive Committee of the SNSF Foundation Council elected six new research councillors.

The following six researchers have been elected as new members of the SNSF Research Council:

Humanities and Social Sciences division

  • Laura Bernardi, University of Lausanne, for sociology/social research (takes up office on 1 January 2018)
  • Konrad Schmid, University of Zurich, for theology/religious studies (takes up office on 1 October 2017)

They replace the outgoing members Eric Widmer (sociology) and Silvia Schroer (theology/religious studies).

Biology and Medicine division

  • Bart Deplancke, EPFL, for molecular pathophysiology (takes up office on 1 October 2017)
  • Fritjof Helmchen, University of Zurich, for neurophysiology (takes up office on 1 April 2018)
  • Christoph Hess, University Hospital Basel, as clinician for infectious diseases and immunology (takes up office on 1 April 2018)
  • Anne Angelillo-Scherrer, University Hospital Bern, as clinician for experimental and translational medicine (takes up office on 1 April 2018)

They replace the outgoing members Christian Lüscher (neurophysiology), Huldrych F. Günthard (clinician - immunology) and Markus H. Heim (clinician – regenerative medicine). The profile for "molecular pathophysiology" has been redefined.

National Research Council of the SNSF

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