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Prof. Dr. Jack Rohrer

Prof. Dr. Jack Rohrer

Prof. Dr. Jack Rohrer

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Fachgruppe Cell physiology and cell engineering
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 57 17
jack.rohrer@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

Head, Cell Physiology and Cellular Engineering Group

Position at the ZHAW

Head of the group Cell Physiology and Cellular Engineering, special expertise in: glycobiology, recombinant protein expression, development of cell based assays, induced pluripotent stem cells, subcellular drug delivery, lysosomal biogenesis and molecular mechanisms of intracellular protein trafficking in general.

https://www.zhaw.ch/de/lsfm/institute-zentren/icbt/zellbiologie-und-tissue-engineering/zellphysiologie-und-zell-engineering/

Expertise and research interests

Specific technical know-how covers microscopy (including confocal microscopy and life imaging) as well as a multitude of methods from molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology and immunology. The main research subjects include induced pluripotent stem cells, development of novel antibodies against complex proteins, the development of cell based assays, and subcellular drug delivery.

Educational background

Study of Biology II at the University of Basel (1984-1988).
PhD thesis at the Department of Biochemistry, Biozentrum of the University of Basel (1988-1992).
PostDoc at the Division Hematology/Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA (1992-1995).
PostDoc at the Department of Biochemistry, Biozentrum of the University of Basel (1996).
Prof. Dr. Max Cloëtta-Fellow at the Friedrich Miescher Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, Basel (1997-2002).
'Oberassistent' at the Institute of Physiology, University of Zürich (2002-2008).

Professional milestones

1997-2002 Establishing my own research group as a Prof. Dr. Max Cloetta fellow at the Friedrich Miescher Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation.
1999 Appointed by the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Basel as 'Privatdozent' for Cell Biology.
2004 Appointed by the Medical Faculty of the University of Zürich as 'Privatdozent' for Physiology and Cell Biology.
2007 Appointed by the Medical Faculty of the University of Zürich as 'Titularprofessor'
2008 Professor of the Section Biotechnology of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences

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Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications