Riniker, Sereina, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr.  Sereina Riniker

Prof. Dr. Sereina Riniker

Lab. für Physikalische Chemie 

HCI  G 225 

Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10

8093 Zürich


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Curriculum Vitae

Sereina Riniker has been an Assistant Professor (with tenure track) of Computational Chemistry at the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry since June 2014.

She was born in Switzerland in 1985.

In 2008, she completed her master’s degree in chemistry at ETH Zurich, with a research project at the Autonomous University of Barcelona with Prof. Xavier Daura. After an internship in the research department of Givaudan AG and a research stay in the group of Prof. Berend Smit at UC Berkeley, she returned in 2009 to ETH Zurich to obtain a PhD in molecular dynamics simulations with Prof. Wilfred van Gunsteren.

From 2012 to 2014, she held a postdoctoral position in cheminformatics under the supervision of Dr. Gregory Landrum at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Basel and Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Year Distinction
2017 Silver Jubilee Award, Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society (MGMS)
2015 Ewald-Wicke Prize, German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry
2014 Teach-Discover-Treat challenge 2014 – 1st place, OpenEye award
2013 ETH medal for the doctoral thesis
2010 IBM Research Prize for Computer Modelling and Simulations in Chemistry, Biology and Material Sciences for the Master thesis
2007 Oskar Jeger scholarship, ETH Zurich (2007/2008)
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