Alumni

ANZENGRUBER Julia
BioToP-Project: Glycosylation engineering of S-layer proteins for bioactivity
(Supervisor: Christina Schäffer)
Current position: Scientist at Research and Innovations - Immunology, Baxalta
BÖNISCH Eva
BioToP-Project: Biochemical and Molecular Analysis of the Cell Wall Glyco(prote)ome of Lactobacillus buchneri
(Supervisor: Paul Messner)
Current position: Operational Management Trainee, Shire
BÖNISCH Maximilian
BioToP-Project: Engineering the interface of Fab fragments for the generation of bispecific antibodies
(Supervisor: Johannes Grillari)
BRUGGER Dagmar
BioToP-Project: Engineering of pyranose oxidoreductases for modified oxygen reactivity
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Deputy Head of Unit Production, Boehringer, Vienna
CHROMIKOVA Veronika
BioToP-Project: Regulation of expression of recombinant pentameric IgM
(Supervisor: Renate Kunert)
Current position: Postdoc at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
DIETRICH Sylvia
BioToP-Project: Engineering the interface of Fab fragments
(Supervisor: Florian Rueker)
Current position: Research Scientist, Agenus, USA
FRIEDRICH Valentin
BioToP-Project: Carbohydrate-active enzymes in S-layer protein glycosylation
(Supervisor: Paul Messner)
Current position: PostDoc Department of NanoBiotechnology, BOKU
GASSELHUBER Bernhard
BioToP-Project: Functional studies on catalase-peroxidases and design of mechanism-based inhibitor
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
Current position: Stability Manager, Boehringer, Vienna
GEIGER Barbara
BioToP-Project: Directed Evolution of a Beta-Galactosidase into a Transgalactosidase
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
GONAUS Christoph
BioToP-Project: Evolution and engineering of pyranose dehydrogenase for biofuel cell applications
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Senior Scientist, Biomin, Tulln
GRAF Michael
BioToP-Project: Probing the active site of pyranose dehydrogenase
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Boehringer, Vienna
HARREITHER Eva
BioToP-Project: Directed Evolution of CHO host cell lines
(Supervisor: Johannes Grillari)
Current position: Head of Business Development, Evercyte
HASENHINDL Christoph
BioToP-Project: New generations of monoclonal antibodies based on the Fc-fragment of IgG1
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
Current position: Research Scientist at Austrianni, Vienna
HOFBAUER Anna
BioToP-Project:  Artificial storage organelles for the optimal production of biopharmaceuticals in plants and plant cells
(Supervisor: Eva Stöger)
Current position: Shire, Vienna
HOFBAUER Stefan
BioToP-Project: Biocatalysis of chlorite dismutation
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
Current position: Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, BOKU
JADHAV Vaibhav
BioToP-Project: MicroRNOMics of CHO host and production cell lines
(Supervisor: Johannes Grillari)
Current position: Senior Scientist, ACIB Vienna
KLAUSBERGER Miriam
BioToP-Project: Influenza virus-like particles as antigen carrier platform for conserved influenza viral epitopes
(Supervisor: Reingard Grabherr)
Current position: Senior Scientist, ACIB Vienna
KLANERT Gerald
BioToP-Project: Investigation and Enhancement of Growth Characteristics of Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells
(Supervisor: Nicole Borth)
Current position: Senior Scientist, ACIB Vienna
KRACHER Daniel
BioToP-Project: Engineering of a novel fungal esterase by means of directed evolution and site-directed mutagenesis
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Postdoc at Department of Food Science and Technology, BOKU
KRONDORFER Iris
BioToP-Project: Engineering of pyranose oxidoreductases for modified oxygen reactivity
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Validation Specialist, Shire
KURZ Simone
BioToP-Project: Expression cloning of immunomodulatory glycan-modifying enzymes in insect cells
(Supervisor: Iain Wilson)
Current position: Postdoc at the University of Georgia, USA
LAI Balder
BioToP-Project: Contribution of enthalpy and entropy in molecular association
(Supervisor: Chris Oostenbrink)
Current position: Postdoc at the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
LOBNER Elisabeth
BioTop-Project: Structural and functional characterization of Fcab-antigen interaction
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
MACCANI Andreas
BioToP-Project: Cross-Species Comparison of Expression Systems
(Supervisor: Reingard Grabherr)
Current position: Upstream Process Scientist, Shire
MAYRHOFER Patrick
BioToP-Project: Influence of amino acid sequence on growth and secretion of recombinant CHO cell lines
(Supervisor: Renate Kunert)
Current position: PostDoc at the Department of Biotechnology, BOKU
MEGSON Zoe
BioToP-Project: Assembly and interaction mechanisms of S-layer glycoproteins for applications in nanobiotechnology
(Supervisor: Paul Messner)
Current position: Scientist, Pharmaceutical Development, Sandoz, Schaftenau
MELNIK Stanislav
Project: Antibody production in seed tissues: evaluating their subcellular deposition, N-glycan modification and functionality
(Supervisor: Eva Stöger)
Current position: PostDoc at the Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology
MLYNEK Georg
BioToP-Project: Establishing platforms for the production of recalcitrant proteins for functional and structural studies
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Postdoc at the MFPL, Vienna
NAGY Gabor
BioToP-Project: Structure and dynamics of cellobiose dehydrogenase and cytochrome P450
(Supervisor: Chris Oostenbrink)
Current position: PostDoc at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
NEUMANN Laura
BioToP-Project: Receptor specificity of the H1 haemagglutinin of the H1N1 swine-origin influenza A virus (S-OIV)
(Supervisor: Friedrich Altmann)
Current position: Scientist Mass Spectrometry, Baxter
NGUYEN Minh
BioToP-Project: Development of food-grade gene expression vectors in lactic acid bacteria
(Supervisor: Dietmar Haltrich)
Current position: Lecturer, Da Nang University of Technology, Vietnam
NIEMER Melanie
BioToP-Project: Isolation and functional characterization of Nicotiana benthamiana papain-like cysteine proteinases
(Supervisor: Lukas Mach)
Current position: Quality Control, Octapharma
NOCON Justyna
BioToP-Project: Interrelation of core metabolism with the production of heterologous proteins in yeast
(Supervisor: Diethard Mattanovich)
Current position: PostDoc at EMBL, Heidelberg
ORTMAYR Karin
BioToP-Project: Quantitative Metabolomics by LC–MS
(Supervisor: Gunda Köllensperger)
Current position: PostDoc at ETH Zurich, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology
RAMPLER Evelyn
BioToP-Project: Yeast Cell Wall Characterisation
(Supervisor: Gunda Köllensperger)
Current position: Postdoc at the University of Vienna
RATH Cornelia
BioToP-Project: Glycoprofiling of oral pathogens – identification of novel glycoproteins and impact of glycosylation on biofilm formation
(Supervisor: Christina Schäffer)
Current position: International Drug Regulatory Affairs Manager, Octapharma
REBNEGGER Corinna
BioToP-Project: Regulation of heterologous protein production in relation to cell growth
(Supervisor: Diethard Mattanovich)
Current position: PostDoc at the Department of Biotechnology, BOKU
SATZER Peter
BioToP-Project: Influence of surface curvature on unfolding of proteins on nanoparticles
(Supervisor: Alois Jungbauer)
Current position: Research Scientist at ACIB, Vienna
SCHAFFNER Irene
BioToP-Project: Comparative structural and functional studies on chlorite dismutases and DyP-type peroxidases
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
Current position: Coordinator of Core Facility Biomolecular Analysis, BOKU
SOMMEREGGER Wolfgang
BioToP-Project: Powerful expression of recombinant proteins
(Supervisor: Renate Kunert)
Current position: Process Engineer, Bilfinger Industrietechnik Salzburg
SOUDI Monika
BioToP-Project: Human peroxidasins – new multidomain oxidoreductases in the vascular system
(Supervisor: Christian Obinger)
Current position: Validation Specialist, Pfizer
SOUKUP Klara
BioToP-Project: MAPK and JAK/STAT Signaling in Immune Regulation by Dendritic Cells
(Supervisor: Lukas Mach)
Current position: PostDoc at the Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland
TOMEK Markus
BioToP-Project: Glycoprofiling of the oral pathogen Tannerella forsythia for identifying novel strategies in pathogenicity
(Supervisor: Christina Schäffer)
Current position: PostDoc at the Department of NanoBiotechnology, BOKU