Alexander Adibekian

     Photo_adibekian Status: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Office Number:

Phone: +41 22 379 60 85


Postal address

Department of Organic Chemistry
University of Geneva
30, quai Ernest Ansermet  Google maps
1205 Geneva / Switzerland

Secretary:  Mireille Heimendinger | office 120 | +41 22 379 65 26


Alexander Adibekian received his BSc (2002) and MSc (2004) from the University of Hannover, Germany. His master’s thesis research was conducted under the supervision of Professor Andreas Kirschning. In 2004 he began his graduate studies under the guidance of Professor Peter H. Seeberger at the ETH Zürich. After completing his PhD thesis in 2008, Alex moved to San Diego where he worked as a post-doctoral fellow with Professor Benjamin Cravatt at The Scripps Research Institute.

In 2012 he was awarded the Liebig Fellowship to start his independent career in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Geneva. In August 2013, Alex joined the Department of Organic Chemistry at the same institution and the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) in Chemical Biology as Assistant Professor (tenure-track).