Tosso Leeb studied chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Munich, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. degree in 1995. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Göttingen. In 1999, he was appointed as a Professor of molecular veterinary genetics at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover. Since 2005, he is a Professor of veterinary genetics and animal breeding at the University of Bern. In Bern, he is also the Director of the Institute of Genetics and the Chairman of the Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health. His research focus is the elucidation of causative mutations for hereditary traits in domestic animals.
Biography Updated on 9 April 2013