Paul Michels

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Education 1968 – BSc University of Amsterdam (biology) 1974 – MSc University of Amsterdam (animal physiology, biochemistry, molecular cytology) 1978 - PhD University of Groningen (biochemistry, microbiology) Positions held (1) 1974-1979, PhD research fellow and Research Assistant in the Department of Microbiology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands; research area: bacterial energy metabolism. (2) 1979-1980, Post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee, UK; research areas: bacterial genetics and bioenergetics. (3) 1980-1983, Postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Amsterdam and in the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam; research area: molecular parasitology. (4) 1983-1986, Assistant Staff Member of the ‘de Duve Institute’ (previously called ‘International Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology’ - ICP). (5) 1986-1988, Associate Staff Member of the ‘de Duve Institute’. (6) 1988-present, Staff Member of the ‘de Duve Institute’. (7) 1996-1998, Invited Professor, Département de biochimie et biologie cellulaire, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. (8) 1998-present, Professor, Département de biochimie et biologie cellulaire, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. (9) 2007-present, Visiting Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK. Professional interests (1) Molecular and cellular research on parasites (Trypanosoma, Leishmania) responsible for neglected tropical diseases. (2) Carbohydrate and energy metabolism. (3) Metabolic control analysis; systems biology. (4) Enzymology and research on structure-function relationships in proteins. (5) Drug discovery. (6) Biogenesis and turnover of organelles (peroxisomes/glycosomes). (7) Molecular evolution.

Biography Updated on 6 July 2011

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