Douglas Connect, Switzerland
Chief Scientific Officer
Chair / Speaker
Dr Thomas Exner is responsible for the scientific planning, execution and supervision of different commercial project in the area of data management and integrated testing strategy development for risk/safety assessment of chemicals, drugs and nano materials. Additionally, he is coordinating the H2020 e-infrastructure project OpenRiskNet, is work package leader in the ACEnano and NanoCommons project, leads the creation of a knowledge infrastructure in the EU-ToxRisk project as well as functions as principal investigator in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network in3.
He studied chemistry and did his PhD in physical chemistry at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. After a postdoctoral stay at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Konstanz in 2003. In April 2012, he moved to the Institute of Pharmacy at the University of Tübingen and continued his research in close co-operation with the experimental and theoretical groups at the Institute until early 2015, when he moved to Douglas Connect.
Dr. Exner is the author and co-author of more than 50 articles in peer reviewed international journals and several other scientific contributions.
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