ETH ZURICH AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Ruedi Aebersold is a Swiss and Canadian scientist trained at the Biocenter, University of Basel. He completed his education at Caltech. He is a Professor at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. He was on the faculties of the Universities of British Columbia and Washington and co-founded, with Lee Hood and Alan Aderem, the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. He is on the SAB of a number of research organizations and has served as senior editor for Molecular and Cellular Proteomics and Molecular Systems Biology. He has co-founded several companies and holds several public service appointments.
The research focus of his group is the proteome. The group has pioneered several widely used techniques and generated a range of open access/open source software and statistical tools that have contributed to making proteomic research results more transparent and accurate. The work has been recognized with numerous awards and prizes. More than 40 trainees of the group have reached faculty status at leading research institutions worldwide.