About the Author
Dario Anselmetti holds the chair in Experimental Biophysics and Applied Nanosciences at Bielefeld University (Germany). He obtained his academic degrees in Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy from Basel University (Switzerland), before becoming a post-doc at the IBM Research Laboratories. Later on, he worked for six years in the research department of Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) as a project leader in nanobiophysics. After co-managing the Solvias spin-off company in Basel, he returned to academia, taking up his current position in 2000. Dr. Anselmetti has authored over 100 scientific publications and is a member of the Academy of Sciences of the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen.