Matthias S. Geck

Matthias S. Geck


Position: PhD-stud. at the Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Cagliari, Italy


About me

  • 2006 -2010: Bachelor of Science in biology at the ETH Zürich, including an exchange semester at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • 2010-2012: Master of Science in biology at the University of Zürich, including 10 months ethnobotanical fieldwork in Yunnan, China.
  • 2012-2013: Master of Advanced Studies in development studies at the ETH Zürich, including a 10 months internship as project assistant with the Swiss Red Cross in El Salvador.

Why did I want to become part of MedPlant?
Because MedPlant represents unique opportunities for networking with distinguished professionals in the fields of ethnobotany and drug discovery

What do I hope to achieve as part of MedPlant?
To enhance my skills and knowledge as a researcher and improve my opportunities for employment and fundraising

What do I hope to do after MedPlant?
To combine innovative ethnobotanical research with more applied fields of the discipline, specifically community based natural resource management and sustainable development