Anne Müller

Anne Müller, Prof. Dr.

Chair of the Board of Directors

Curriculum vitae

Education / Positions

1990-1996 M.S. Biology. Julius-Maximilians-Universitaet Wuerzburg, Germany

1996-2000 Ph.D. in Microbiology, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany

2000-2001 Post-doctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Berlin, Germany

2001-2006 Post-doctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford, CA, USA

2006-2012 Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Since 2012 Associate Professor of Experimental Medicine, Institute for Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Since 2017 Chair of the Board of Directors, Institute for Molecular Cancer Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Research Experience / Interest

Animal models of human cancers

Virulence factors of Helicobacter pylori and their contribution to colonization, persistence and pathogenesis

Molecular pathogenesis of gastric cancer: normal cell counterparts and precursor lesions

Tumor markers for gastric cancer and Helicobacter-induced mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma

Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer: role of bacterial and host factors in tumor formation

MicroRNA and their role in cancer

Fellowships / Awards

1996-1999 Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Max Planck Society

2001 Otto Hahn young investigators’ Award, Max Planck Society

2001 Dissertation Award, German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology

2001-2002 Otto Hahn Post-doctoral Fellowship, Max Planck Society

2002-2004 Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2012 Georg Friedrich Götz Prize of the University of Zurich