Dr. phil. nat. Liliana E. Layer

Member of the board

Postdoc and project leader at the University of Zurich. Studied biology in Heidelberg, Germany, and graduated with a diploma degree in molecular biology, cellular biology and biochemistry. PhD from the University in Frankfurt, Germany. More than 15 years of research experience in the fields of neurobiology, mobile genetic elements and immunology working at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany, the Paul Ehrlich Institute Federal Agency for Sera and Vaccines, Germany, and the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Business know-how from being responsible for market development, technical support and customer service in a German biotech company and leading an own space biotechnology company in Switzerland. Participates in parabolic flight, sounding rocket and International Space Station projects.