Oliver S. Wenger received a Ph. D. degree from University of Bern (Switzerland) in 2002. After postdoctoral stays at Caltech (with Harry B. Gray) and University of Strasbourg (with Jean-Pierre Sauvage), he became assistant professor at University of Geneva in 2006. In 2009, he accepted a tenured position as associate professor at University of Göttingen (Germany). 3 years later, he moved to the University of Basel (Switzerland) where he is currently full professor.