SWITZERLAND
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Dr. Aguet received his M.D. in Zurich in 1974.He trained as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Ion Gresser in Villejuif, France, and moved back to the University of Zurich, where he became group leader at the Institute of Virology (Director Professor Jean Lindenmann) and, in 1989, Associate Professor at the Institute of Molecular Biology (Director Prof. Charles Weissmann). In 1994, he moved to Genentech Inc., South San Francisco, to head the Molecular Biology Department. In 1996 he was appointed Director of ISREC, and in 2005 he became affiliated as a Full Professor in the newly established School of Life Sciences at EPFL.