Georg Seelig

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Georg Seelig
Alma mater University of Basel
Scientific career
Fields Synthetic biologist,
DNA nanotechnology
Institutions University of Washington

Georg Seelig is a Swiss computer scientist, bioengineer, and Synthetic biologist. He is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He is a researcher in the field of DNA nanotechnology.[1][2][3][4]

Life[edit]

He graduated from University of Basel with a Diploma in Physics in 1998 and did his PhD on condensed matter Physics from University of Geneva in 2003.[5] He was a post doctoral associate in the lab of Professor Erik Winfree at California Institute of Technology between 2003 and 2009[6] . He has won the prestigious NSF CAREER award in 2010,[7] the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2011,[8] and the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2012.[9] He is a part of the Molecular Programming Project.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DNA mutation breakthrough". Zee News. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  2. ^ "DNA mutation breakthrough could help treat TB, Cander". Dallas Sun. 29 July 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  3. ^ "UW engineers invent programming language to build synthetic DNA". UW news. September 30, 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  4. ^ http://www.geekwire.com/2015/encoding-data-into-dna-molecules-uw-microsoft-research-on-it/
  5. ^ "Seelig Resume" (PDF). University of Washington. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  6. ^ "The DNA and Natural Algorithms Group Caltech". California Institute of Technology. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Georg Seelig Receives 2010 CAREER Award". University of Washington. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Seelig wins Sloan". University of Washington. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Seelig Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award". Retrieved 27 December 2013.