Prof. Henning Stahlberg


July 2002
Habilitation (Biophysics), University of Basel, Switzerland, with Prof. Andreas Engel (Uni Basel): “Transmission Electron Microscopy of Proteins and Protein Complexes”
July 1997
Ph.D. (Structural Biology), Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, with Prof. Jacques Dubochet (Uni Lausanne) and Prof. Horst Vogel (EPFL): “Transmission Electron Microscopy of Transmembrane Proteins”
August 1992
Diploma (Physics), Technical University, Berlin, Germany, with Prof. Ferenc Mezei (TU Berlin): “Magnetic Properties of Thin Metallic Films”
01/20 – pres.
Professor of Physics,
IPHYS, SB, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
01/20 – pres.
Professor ad personam,
Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
04/09 – 01/21
Director of C-CINA
Full Professor (Ordinarius), Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
04/09 – 03/10
Adjunct Assoc. Professor, Mol. Cell. Biol., UC Davis, CA, USA
07/07 – 03/09
Associate Professor (tenured), Mol. Cell. Biology, UC Davis, CA, USA
08/03 – 06/07
Assistant Professor, Mol. Cell. Biology, UC Davis, CA, USA
08/02 – 07/03
Group Leader Structural Biology, Biozentrum, Uni Basel, Switzerland
01/98 – 07/02
PostDoc, Structural Biology, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
1990 – 1991
Undergrad Researcher, Neutron Scattering, HMI, Berlin, Germany
1989 – 1990
Software Developer, IWIS Scientific Visualization Softw., Berlin, Germany
Organization of Unique Conferences
June 2014
Gordon Research Conference on 3D EM, Organizer and Chair, Spain.
June 2013
Gordon Research Conference on 3D EM, Co-Chair, New London, NH, USA.
Jun. 2005
Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Membrane Transport, Session chair for Aquaporin session, Tilton School, Tilton, NH, USA.
Organization of Repeating Conference Series
Aug. 2018, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008:
Biennial 10-day workshops: EMBO Cryo-EM workshop, co-Organizer, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.
Mar. 2018, 2016, 2014:
Biennial 1-week workshops: Int. Symposium on Cryo‐EM 3D Image Analysis, Co-Organizer, Tahoe, CA, USA
Sept. 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012:
Annual 1-week Workshops: International Workshop on Sub-Volume Averaging of Electron Tomography data, Organizer and Chair, University Basel, Switzerland. See
Aug. 2016, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006:
Biennial 1-week workshops: International Workshop on 2dx Image Processing, Organizer and Chair, University Basel, Switzerland (2010,2012), UC Davis, CA, USA (2008,2006). See
Nov. 2005, Mar. 2005, Nov. 2004, Jun. 2004, Mar. 2004:
Quarterly 1-day workshops: Bay area cryo-EM meeting, Stanford, UC Davis, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Berkeley, CA, USA. Organizer or co-organizer


The structure of Urease at <2 Å resolution, determined by cryo-electron microscopy and computer image processing. For more information, visit