Principles of cell and tissue organization


Marino Zerial

Personal Information

Place of Birth: Trieste, Italy
Date of Birth: August 8th, 1958
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: Married


Education and Professional Experience

Honorary Professor at the University of Technology, Dresden

Jan. 1998 - Present: Max Planck Director, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden

July 1991 - Dec. 1997: Research Group Leader at Cell Biology Programme EMBL, Heidelberg

Jan. 1989 - June 199: Staff Scientist (Kai Simons' group), EMBL, Heidelberg

Oct. 1985 - Dec. 1988: Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL, Heidelberg

Apr. 1983 - Oct. 1985: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute J. Monod, Paris

1982: Doctor Degree in Biology, University of Trieste, Italy


Language skills

Italian (mother tongue)

English (fluent)

French (fluent)

Spanish (fluent)

German (intermediate)

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