Jeffrey Hubbell (Swiss Showcase)

Jeffrey Hubbell, PhD, is Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).  Trained as a chemical engineer, his research activities are in matrix and morphogen engineering for regenerative medicine and biomaterials and protein engineering in immunotherapy, including immunotherapies for induction of antigen-specific tolerance in protein drugs and autoimmunity.  He is author of more than 325 papers in peer-reviewed journals and inventor on more than 100 patents. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, USA. Previous to moving to Lausanne, he taught at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, at the California Institute of Technology, and at the University of Texas in Austin.  He holds a BS from Kansas State University and a PhD from Rice University.

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