Prof. Dr. Markus Seeger

Prof. Dr. Markus Seeger

Research Group Leader

Tel.: +41 44 634 53 96


Curriculum vitae

Name Markus Seeger
Dr. sc. nat.
Phone +41 44 634 53 96
Working experience
2013- SNF Professor, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich
2009-2013 Group Leader and SNF Ambizione Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Zurich (Prof. M. G. Grütter)
2006-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, UK (Dr. H. van Veen)
2003-2006 Ph.D. Student, Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zurich and Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich (Dr. K. M. Pos, Prof. F. Winkler)
1997-2002 Undergraduate and Master Studies of Biology, Focus on Biotechnology, ETH Zurich
1992-1997 Gymnasium St. Antonius, Appenzell, Matura Typus B
2013 Sponsored Professorship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
2009 Ambizione Fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
2009 Research Credit (Forschungskredit) of the University of Zurich
2007 EMBO Long-Term Fellowship
2007 Fellowship of the Novartis Foundation
2006 Fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
1996 Excellent Contribution, Young Swiss Scientists (Schweizer Jugend forscht)

Research interests

  • Mycobacterial membrane transporters
  • Structure and function of ABC transporters involved in multidrug efflux
  • Binding protein engineering and selection