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28.11.1944
737 5064
5055 837
richard.villems@ut.ee

Career

Institution and occupation
01.01.2018–...   
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Research Professor of Population Genetics (0,75)
26.01.2017–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Head of Chair
01.01.2016–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Professor of Archaegenetics (0,25)
07.12.2014–31.12.2017   
Estonian Biocentre, Research Professor (1,00)
02.09.2014–06.12.2014   
Estonian Biocentre, Research Professor (0,50)
2009–01.09.2014   
Estonian Biocentre, Director (0,25)
2009–01.09.2014   
Estonian Biocentre, Research Professor (0,25)
01.01.2008–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Professor of Archaegenetics (0,25)
08.12.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Professor extraordinarius (0,25)
08.12.2004–07.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Professor extraordinarius (0,25)
01.01.2004–31.12.2014   
Estonian Academy of Sciences, President
01.01.1996–31.12.2004   
professor of evolutionary biology, Tartu University
01.01.1991–31.12.1996   
professor of molecular biology, Tartu University
01.01.1987–31.12.1991   
professor of molecular genetics, Tartu University
1986–2014   
Estonian Biocentre, Director (1,00)
01.01.1980–31.12.1986   
chief scientist, ICBP. Estonian Ac. Sci
01.01.1976–31.12.1980   
senior scientist, Inst. of Physics, Estonian Ac. Sci
01.01.1972–31.12.1976   
junior and senior scientist, Tartu University
 
 
Education
graduated from Medical Faculty, Tartu University, 1968, MD
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
1986−...   
diverse

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2017, Richard Villems, State science prize, Estonia
2012, Richard Villems, Foreign member (Academician) of Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan
2006, Richard Villems, Foreign Member, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
2005, Richard Villems, Foreign Member, Latvian Academy of Sciences
2000, Richard Villems, Academician, Finnish Academy of Sciences, foreign member
1989, Richard Villems, Foreign Member, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
1987, Richard Villems, Member, Estonian Academy of Sciences
1980, Richard Villems, State Science Prize
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.3. Genetics
 
 
Additional information
PhD (med. biochemistry), Univ. of Tartu 1972
DrSci (molecular biology), Moscow University 1984

Completed projects

Supervised dissertations

Publications

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28.11.1944
737 5064
5055 837
richard.villems@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2018–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli genoomika instituut, populatsioonigeneetika juhtivteadur (0,75)
26.01.2017–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, molekulaar- ja rakubioloogia instituut, õppetooli juhataja
01.01.2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, molekulaar- ja rakubioloogia instituut, arheogeneetika professor (0,25)
07.12.2014–31.12.2017   
Eesti Biokeskus, Juhtivteadur (1,00)
02.09.2014–06.12.2014   
Eesti Biokeskus, Juhtivteadur (0,50)
2009–01.09.2014   
Eesti Biokeskus, Direktor (0,25)
2009–01.09.2014   
Eesti Biokeskus, Juhtivteadur (0,25)
01.01.2008–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Molekulaar- ja Rakubioloogia Instituut, arheogeneetika professor (0,25)
08.12.2007–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Molekulaar- ja rakubioloogia instituut, arheogeneetika erakorraline professor (0,25)
08.12.2004–07.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Molekulaar- ja rakubioloogia instituut, arheogeneetika erakorraline professor (0,25)
01.01.2004–31.12.2014   
Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia, president
01.01.1996–31.12.2004   
evolutsioonilse bioloogia professor, TÜ
01.01.1991–31.12.1996   
molekulaarbioloogia professor, TÜ
01.01.1987–31.12.1991   
molekulaargeneetika professor, TÜ
1986–2014   
Eesti Biokeskus, Direktor (1,00)
01.01.1980–31.12.1986   
peateadur, TA KBFI
01.01.1976–31.12.1980   
vanemteadur, TA FI
01.01.1972–31.12.1976   
noorem- ja vanemteadur, Tartu Ülikool
 
 
Haridustee
lõpetanud TÜ arstiteaduskonna 1968, raviarst
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
1986−...   
mitmesugune

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2017, Richard Villems, Riigi teaduspreemia
2012, Richard Villems, Välisliige (akadeemik), Bashkortostani Vabariigi Teaduste Akadeemia
2006, Richard Villems, Leedu Teaduste Akadeemia välisliige
2005, Richard Villems, Läti Teaduste Akadeemia välisliige
2000, Richard Villems, Soome Akadeemia akadeemik, välisliige
1989, Richard Villems, Kuningliku Rootsi Teaduste Akadeemia välisliige
1987, Richard Villems, Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia akadeemik
1980, Richard Villems, Riigi teaduspreemia
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.3. Geneetika
 
 
Lisainfo
meditsiinikandidaat (biokeemia), Tartu Riiklik Ülikool 1972
teaduste doktor (molekulaarbioloogia), Moskva Riiklik Ülikool 1984

Lõppenud projektid

Juhendatud väitekirjad

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  • Found 17 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
ETFETF5807Origins of the human genetic diversity in Eurasia: a study of temporal and spatial aspects of branching of the Near East, North and North-East African mtDNA lineages...01.01.200431.12.2006Ene MetspaluUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography11 125,14 EUR
ETFJDJD173Evolutionary biology of lichenized Ascomycota from the genera Lepraria (Stereocaulaceae) and Usnea (Parmeliaceae)01.11.200931.01.2013Lauri SaagEstonian Biocentre74 776,63 EUR
MUUQLG2-CT-2002-90455Genetics for the European Research Area01.02.200301.02.2006Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre299 143,01 EUR
SFSF0182474As03Genome diversity and biological history of mankind01.01.200331.12.2007Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre471 731,87 EUR
SFSF0182474Bs03Genome diversity and biological history of mankind01.01.200331.12.2007Richard VillemsUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography233 533,16 EUR
SFSF_0182474As03Genome diversity and biological history of mankind01.01.200331.12.2007Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre0,00 EUR
SFSF0270177s08Global structuring of human populations: migrations, drift and selection01.01.200831.12.2013Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre0,00 EUR
SFSF0270177As08Global structuring of human populations: migrations, drift and selection01.01.200831.12.2013Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre883 924,10 EUR
ETFETF7445Temporal and spatial aspects of maternal and paternal lineages of Caucasian populations01.01.200831.12.2011Siiri RootsiEstonian Biocentre78 261,12 EUR
MUUSFLKUARENGCollegium for Cultural and Biological Diversity01.01.201231.12.2014Art LeeteUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Culture Studies and Arts50 000,00 EUR
ETFETF7858Neolithic Revolution in the Fertile Crescent and its influence to the population genetic structuring in the spread areas: the matrilineal perspective 01.01.200931.12.2011Ene MetspaluUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)40 474,08 EUR
ERMOSERMOS139The role of mTERF protein family members in the mitochondrial function of Drosophila melanogaster01.01.201331.12.2014Priit JõersEstonian Biocentre69 220,00 EUR
IUTIUT24-1The dawn of whole genomic era in archaeogenetics 01.01.201431.12.2019Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre; University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics1 155 300,00 EUR
MUU205419Unlocking the European Union convergence region potential in genetics01.02.200831.01.2011Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre1 085 856,99 EUR
ETFETF5574Y-chromosomal phylogeny of the Volga-Ural and Siberian populations01.01.200331.12.2006Toomas KivisildEstonian Biocentre31 647,55 EUR
APSF0270177As08AP12Väikesemahulise teaduse infrastruktuuri kaasajastamine teadusteema SF0270177As08 raames01.01.201231.12.2013Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre60 705,00 EUR
APSF0270177As08AP11Väikesemahulise teaduse infrastruktuuri kaasajastamine teadusteema SF0270177As08 raames01.01.201131.12.2012Richard VillemsEstonian Biocentre60 716,07 EUR