Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Paul Barton Rainey

Institution

Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Department Microbial Population Biology
Vita

Education/Training

1986 – 1989
PhD, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

1984 – 1985
MSc (hons), University of Canterbury, New Zealand

1980 – 1982
BSc, University of Canterbury, New Zealand


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2017
Scientific Member and Director, MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

Since 2016
Professor and Director of Laboratory, ESPCI, Paris

2007 – 2017
Distinguished Professor, New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, Massey University, Auckland

2003 – 2007
Chair, Ecology & Evolution, University of Auckland

1994 – 2005
BBSRC Advanced Fellow, Lecturer then Professor, University of Oxford


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

2017
Infosys ICTS Turing Lecture Series, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore, India

2015
Elected Member, EMBO

2014 – 2015
Blaise Pascal International Research Chair, Ministére de l’Enseignement et de la Recherche, Paris, France

2014
Massey University Research Medal

2014
Einstein Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2014
KITP Simons Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of California Santa Barbara

2013
CNRS Visiting Professor, École Normale Supérieure

2011
Elected Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society and External Scientific Member, MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

2010
James Cook Research Fellowship, Royal Society of New Zealand

2007
Elected Fellow, Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ)

Associated Research Groups

Institutions & Partners

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