PSDI 2021 Speaker: Andreas Schenk

Andreas Schenk

Andreas Schenk has been a member of the cryo-EM team at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Basel since 2020, where he is engaged solving structures for structure-based drug design and is responsible for streamlining and further automating EM data analysis. Andreas received his Ph.D. in biophysics in 2006 from the University of Basel under the supervision of Prof. Andreas Engel. He subsequently joined the group of Prof. Tom Walz in the department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School as a Postdoctoral research fellow elucidating the structural basis of lipid-protein interactions and method development for electron diffraction. In 2015, he joined the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel and as a project leader helped to establish the joint Novartis/FMI electron microscopy center.