HUPO 2021 World Congress

Prof. Ruedi Aebersold

Prof. Ruedi Aebersold: Switzerland
Categories: Main Congress Speakers

Ruedi Aebersold is a Swiss and Canadian scientist. He trained at the Biocenter, University of Basel and completed his education at Caltech. He was on the faculties of the Universities of British Columbia and Washington and co-founded, with Lee Hood and Alan Aderem, the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, a world first. He was a Professor at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich from 2004 until 2020. The research focus of the Aebersold group was the proteome. Ruedi has co-founded several companies and holds several public service appointments. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of the University of Lund, Sweden and the work of the group was recognized with numerous prizes and awards. In 2020, Ruedi received the prestigious Marcel Benoist Swiss Science Prize for his pioneering work in the field of systems biology.