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Birnstiel, Max Luciano

  • DE-EMBL ID-P-BIR01
  • Person
  • 1933-07-12/2014-11-15

Birnstiel was born to a Swiss father and a Brazilian mother in Brazil on 1933-07-1. His family moved to Zurich, CH, when he was 5.
Between 1952 and 1959, we attended the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich). There, he studied botany under the supervision of Albert Frey-Wyssling. His doctoral thesis, awarded in 1960, was entitled: "Über das Redoxpotential lebender und absterbender Pflanzengewebe (Tabakverbräunung)" (DOI: https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-000150890).
Between 1960 and 1963, he carried out a postdoc with Professor James Bonne at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, US. Following this, he moved to the University of Edinburgh in the Epigenetics Research Group in the Genetics Department, having been recruited by Conrad Waddington. By the time be left Edinburgh in 1972, Birnstiel had become a professor.
In 1972, the University of Zürich offered Birnstiel a position in the university's Institute of Molecular Biology II. (The Institute of Molecular Biology I was, at this time, headed by Charles Weissmann.) Birnstiel would stay at the institute for 14 years before moving to Vienna, AT, in 1986. There, he was the founding Director of the Boehringer Institute of Molecular Pathology. He left the Institute in 1996 to return to Switzeland, where died of complications of cancer in 2014.

Baudoin, Edmond

  • DE-EMBL ID-P-BAU01
  • Person
  • 1942-04-23/

Edmond Baudoin was born in Nice, France, on 23 April 1942. He left school at 16 and completed his military service. After this, he trained and worked as an accountant at a luxury hotel in Nice. In his early thirties, he left accounting to draw. Through this work, he eventually started working on comic books and graphic novels. He published his first book in 1981 (“Civilisation”). As well as writing his own texts, Baudoin has collaborated with many authors, including JMG Le Clézio, Fred Vargas, Frank, Jacques Lob, L’abbé Pierre, Céline Wagner, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Philippe Chartron, Carol Vanni, Mircea Cartarescu.
His work has been rewarded with a number of prizes.
In 2015, working with the mathematician Cédric Villani, Baudoin published “Les Rêveurs lunaires” which tells the stories of Werner Heisenberg, Alan Turing, Leó Szilárd and Hugh Dowding.

Al Banchaabouchi, Mumna

  • DE-EMBL ID-P-ALM01
  • Person
  • 1968-05-12/2018-02-22

Al Banchaabouchi was born in Antwerp, BE and was raised in Belgium and Morocco.
She completed her high school education and her undergraduate studies in Morocco, obtaining a Baccalaureate Diploma in 1987 and then attending the Faculty of Sciences of the University Mohammed V, in Rabat, MA where she was awarded a licentiate degree in animal biology. She then returned to Belgium. In 1993 and 1994, she studied for a DEA (diplôme d'études approfondies) in psychobiology in the laboratory of Philippe De Witte at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, BE. Between 1995 and 2000, she worked in the laboratory of Peter De Deyn at the University of Antwerp, BE and obtained a PhD. Her doctoral thesis was entitled "A mouse model of renal insufficiency: Biochemical, histological and behavioural studies". She moved the the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, PR where she worked as a postdoctoral research associate with Sandra Peña de Ortiz in the Department of Biology, where she stayed between 2001 and 2004. The project she worked on there (also with Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar) involved behavioural studies of rats (see: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pbb.2004.09.015).

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