Cytology, anatomy, developmental biology, and taxonomy of Hymenomycetes, with special interest in agarics, boletes and related groups. Elaboration of techniques for microtomy and microscopy of fungi, with special interest in methods for the investigation of fruit body development and rhizomorph structure.
Born June 5, 1935 in Biel BE, Switzerland.
Primary and Secondary schools in Biel.
Director of the Botany Department, University of Lausanne.
Six months sabbatical at Shiga University, Otsu, Shiga-ken, Japan. Study of Japanese agarics and boletes.
Full professor (professeur ordinaire) of cryptogamic botany, University of Lausanne.
Associate professor (professeur extraordinaire) of cryptogamic botany, University of Lausanne.
Assistant Professor in phycology, University of Missouri, Columbia MO, USA.
Summer camps in mycology, University of Michigan Biological Station, Pellston MI, USA.
Research associate in biochemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. Bioluminescence of photobacteria and dinoflagellates.
Training in zoology, botany, chemistry and medical bacteriology at the University of Bern, Switzerland. PhD 1964 in botany (algal physiology).