Dr. Michael Hall received his PhD from Harvard and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institut Pasteur and the University of California, San Francisco. He joined the Biozentrum of the University of Basel in 1987 where he is currently a Professor of Biochemistry. Hall’s lab continues to study TOR and its role in growth, metabolism and disease.
Hall has received numerous awards in recognition of his pioneering work. Recent honors include the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine (2009), the Marcel Benoist Prize (2012), the Breakthrough Prize (2014,) and the Canada Gairdner Award (2015). Hall is also a member of the US National Academy of Sciences.
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