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University of Zurich

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​The UNESCO-L'Oréal Award for European Woman in Life science 
Medal of distinction, Turkey Biochemistry Society
The Turkish Prize for Chemical Research
The Paul Ehrlich-Ludwig Darmstaedter Medal, Germany 
The Fritz Lipmann Lectureship, the German Biochemical Society, Berlin The Paul Karrer Medal, Zurich
The F.A. Cotton Medal, the USA Chemical Society, United states 
UCB-Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry 

1986 - 1987

1982 - 1986

1980 - 1982

​1968-1974



1991 - 2014
2001 - 2014
2002 - 2004
​2002 - 2004
1996 - 1997
1996 - 2001
2001 - 2007
1994 - 1996
1980 - 1987
​1974 - 1980



2007
2006
2006
​2003
2003
2003
2001

Swiss/Turkey/French

1949

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Inst. of Biochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Doctorate in  Sir1 and gene silencing, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Master in Biochemisty, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany 
Medical Doctor, Medical School, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey



Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, University of  Zurich 
Head of Reseach , Max-Planck Research Unit, Hamburg, Germany 
Chairperson, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH
Chairperson, Institute of Biochemistry Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Associate Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich 
Visiting Professor, Max-Planck Institute for Moleculer Genetics, Berlin, Germany 
Consultant, La Roche, Switzerland 
Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Biochemist, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany 
General Practitioner, Biochemist, Anatolia University Hospital, Turkey  

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University of Zurich >> Department of Biochemistry >> Alumni >> Emine-Fatima-Sunal

Member of the USA National Academy of Sciences 
Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Art
Member of the Leopoldina – the German Academy for Sciences
Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
Member of the American Academy of Art and Sciences
Member of the International Academy for Microbiology

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Department of Biochemistry

Professional Experience

Alzheimer's Disease, Cancer, Targeted Antioxidants (Co-enzyme Q10), Gene Silencing

Prof. Dr. Emine Fatima Sunal

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Education

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Prof. Dr. Emine Fatima Sunal

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences

University of Zurich

Winterthurerstrasse 190

CH-8057 Zurich

Switzerland

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