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Ivo Gut

Director Centre Nacional d'Anàlisi Genòmica (CNAG)

Ivo Gut is qualified in Chemistry at the University of Basel and obtained a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the same University with Prof. Jakob Wirz in 1990.  He was a Research Fellow in the group of Prof. Irene Kochevar at Harvard Medical School (1990-1993), and in the laboratory of Dr. Stephan Beck Imperial Cancer Research Foundation of London (1993 to 1996).
He led a group in the Department for Vertebrate Genomics of Prof. Hans Lehrach.Later at the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics (1996-1999), and during 11 years before joining the CNAG (2010), he was at the Centre National de Génotypage (CEA) first as a Head of Technology Development and later as an Associate Director.

His research interests are genomics, genetics, high-throughput nucleic acid analysis methods, proteomics, implementation of –omics methods, automation and data analysis.
Ivo Gut is author of more than 160 research papers, inventor of 25 patents or patent applications, founder of 4 biotech companies (Genom Analytik GmbH, Biopsytec GmbH, Epigenomics AG and Integragen SA), and Coordinator of the 12M€ EU FP7-funded Integrated Project READNA on DNA sequencing technology.

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