Prof. Dr. Peter Kast
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry
HCI F 333
CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel.: (+41 44) 632 2908
Fax: (+41 44) 633 1326 or 632 1486
Prof. Kast received his Diploma in Natural Sciences (Dipl. Natw.
in 1986 from the ETH Zurich.
He completed his doctoral studies in 1991 at the Institute of
of the ETH. After postdoctoral work at the ETH from 1991-1992
and at the Scripps
Institute in La Jolla, California, in the Departments of Chemistry
and Molecular Biology from 1992-1995, he was appointed Assistant
Professor in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Chemistry at
Scripps in 1995. In 1997, he moved to the Department
of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences (Laboratory
of Organic Chemistry) at the ETH Zurich. As a group leader he
continues his independent work on protein
engineering through directed molecular evolution using genetically
bacterial systems. Since 1999 he has been a lecturer of courses in
Biological Chemistry on the directed evolution of proteins.
In 2011, he was appointed as an honorary professor
at the ETH Zurich.