Prof. Dr. Eilika Weber-Ban

Prof. Dr.  Eilika Weber-Ban


ETH Zürich

Dep. of Biology

Prof. Dr. Eilika Weber-Ban

Inst. f. Molekularbiol.u.Biophysik

HPK E 19

Otto-Stern-Weg 5

8093 Zürich


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Eilika Weber-Ban has been a Professor at the Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics (IMBB) of the ETH Zurich since 2010. She joined IMBB as an independent group leader in 2001 and became Assistant Professor for Biochemistry and Molecular Biophyscis in 2003.

Eilika Weber-Ban was born on November 15th, 1968 in Karlsruhe, Germany. She studied Biochemistry as an undergraduate at the University of Tübingen. With a Fulbright-Scholarship she joined the graduate program of the University of California at Riverside, where she obtained a PhD degree in Biochemistry in 1996 working with Prof. Michael Dunn.  After completion of her PhD studies, she was awarded a Jane-Coffin-Childs Postdoctoral Fellowship to work at Yale University with Prof. Arthur Horwich. In 2001 she joined the Institute of Molecular Biology & Biophysics at the ETH Zurich to establish her own research group.

Aside from her lecturing responsibilities, Eilika Weber-Ban is chair of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School, a joint graduate program between ETH Zurich and University of Zurich. She is the teaching delegate of the Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics and is the student advisor for the elective major “Molecular and Structural Biology” in the Biology Master program. In this function she is also a member of the teaching commission of the Department of Biology. She is a member of the Master Student Admission Committee and heads the Master Student Excellence Scholarship Evaluation and Selection Committee for the Department of Biology.


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