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Manfred Schmid


Curriculum Vitae

Manfred Schmid 

Nationality:                      Austrian

Date and Place of Birth:      19.10.1975, Mistelbach, Austria



11.10.2005 - present

Post-Doc at the Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Aarhus, Denmark.
Research Project: Genetic and biochemical analysis of mRNP quality control by transcript retention.


1.10.2001 – 30.9.2005

PhD study in Molecular Biology in the lab of Prof. Ulrich K. Laemmli, University of Geneva.
Research Project: Study of chromatin-associated proteins using novel techniques.

1.10.2000 – 30.9.2001

Certificate in Molecular Biology with Prof. Ulrich K. Laemmli, University of Geneva.
Research project: Transcripts from Satellite III Repeats and the Role of BEAF Studied by RNAi in Drosophila melanogaster.


2.1.2000 – 31.8.2000

Military Service, Austria

8.7.1998 – 14.10.1999

Diploma Thesis with Prof. Thomas Jenuwein at the Institute of Molecular Pathology Vienna, Austria
Research project: Structure-Function Analysis of Mammalian SUV39H1.

1.10.1994 – 7.7.1998

Study of Biology/Genetics at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Vienna



Academic Degrees


27. September 2005

PhD in Biology (Doctorat ès sciences, mention biologique), University of Geneva.

21. March 2001

Certificate of Specialization in Molecular Biology, University of Geneva.

22. February 2000

Magister der Naturwissenschaften (Magister rerum naturalium), University of Vienna.




March 2005

Long-Term Fellowship from the Human Frontiers Science Program Organization.