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Thomas C.G. Bosch

Professor, Dr., Dr. h.c.

Zoological Institute
Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel
Olshausenstraße 40

Thomas Bosch studied biology at the University of Munich, Germany, and Swansea, United Kingdom and earned his doctorate at the University of Munich in 1986. Since 2000, Bosch has been a professor of general zoology at Kiel University. From 2010 to 2013, he served as vice president of Kiel University. Since 2013 Thomas Bosch is heading the interdisciplinary research center “Kiel Life Science” (KLS). He is also principal investigator and coordinator of the Collaborative Research Center (CRC/SFB 1182) “Origin and Function of Metaorganisms” (2016-2019) which addresses the role of multi-organismic interactions for health and disease. Bosch is President of the Society for Developmental Biology (Gesellschaft für Entwicklungsbiologie, GfE) and the recipient of numerous awards including an honorary doctorate degree from St. Petersburg State University, Russia. Since 2016, Bosch is Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) and also Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.

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