Matthias S. Geck, PhD

Current Position

Consultant at Biovision – Foundation for Ecological Development, Zurich

Contact

mat.geck@gmail.com

Links

Projects

Research interests

  • Access and Benefit-Sharing
  • Agrobiodiversity
  • Agroecology
  • Culturally sensitive healthcare
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Sustainable development
  • Traditional and ethnomedicine

Geographical areas

  • Mesoamerica
  • Southwest China

Education

  • 2014-17: PhD in Neuroscience (Leonti group, University of Cagliari)
  • 2012-18: MAS in Development and Cooperation (NADEL, ETH Zurich)
  • 2009-12: MSc in Biology (Weckerle group, University of Zurich)
  • 2006-10: BSc in Biology (ETH Zurich)

Professional experience

  • Consultant at Biovision – Foundation for Ecological Development, Zurich
  • Project leader at Kaufmann Nature Design, Möhlin
  • Project assistant with the Swiss Red Cross, El Salvador
  • Landscape Gardener at Plantago Gartengestaltung, Münchenstein
  • Field researcher in China, Guatemala and Mexico

Selected publications