Dr. Alexander Crawford

Senior Scientist & Lecturer at Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery

University of Leuven

Department of Pharmaceutical & Pharmacological Sciences, University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

Alexander Crawford

Alexander Crawford is a Senior Scientist & Lecturer at the Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery, University of Leuven, where his research focuses on zebrafish-based natural product discovery. He is also Principal Investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, where his research group is developing novel zebrafish models of CNS disorders to identify neuroactive small molecules and to elucidate their mechanism of action.

Significant career milestones

Since 2013
Principal Investigator, Chemical Biology Group at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg)

Since 2005
Senior Scientist & Lecturer at Laboratory for Molecular Biodiscovery, University of Leuven

2003 - 2005
Senior Scientist & Lecturer, Molecular Cardiovascular Medicine Group , University of Leuven

1999 - 2003
President & Co-Founder, Mermaid Pharmaceuticals (Hamburg, Germany)

1998 - 1999
Executive Vice President & Co-Founder, Ingenium Pharmaceuticals (Martinsried, Germany)

1992 - 1998
Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology (Tübingen, Germany)

Research Associate, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)