Howard Riezman

Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Geneva

Howard Riezman is professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Chemical Biology. His research focusses on the biogenesis and roles of membranes and lipids in cell biology and physiology using techniques of chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and mass spectrometry. He has been worked on several commissions of trust including the Swiss National Science Foundation Research Council and Foundation Council and the European Research Council Starting Grants Panel.