Philipp KALDIS

Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology

Philipp Kaldis received his PhD from the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zürich, Switzerland, in 1994 where he worked on the mitochondrial creatine kinase with Dr. Theo Wallimann and Dr. Hans Eppenberger at the Institute for Cell Biology. In 1995, he joined Dr. Mark Solomon’s laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, New Haven, Connecticut, as a postdoctoral fellow/associate research scientist to investigate the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (Cdks). In 2000, Dr. Kaldis joined the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Maryland, USA as tenure-track investigator and was promoted to senior investigator with tenure in 2006. In 2007, he joined the IMCB as senior principal investigator and adjunct associate professor at NUS, Department of Biochemistry. He has published more than 110 publications and serves as editor-in-chief for the journal “Cell Division”, as specialty chief editor for the section on “Cell Growth and Division” in “Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology”, and as an editor for “Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)”. He has been on the organizing committee for Frontiers in Cancer Sciences for the past 10 years.