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Ao.Univ.Prof.i.R. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Paul Messner

Institute of Biologisch inspirierte Materialien

Muthgasse 11
1190 Wien
EMail: paul.messner(at)boku.ac.at
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Curr. Vitae

1997 - Visiting Scientist, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
1996 - Associate Professor
1988 - 1989 Erwin-Schrödinger Award, Chembiomed Ltd., Edmonton, AB, Canada
1987 - Habilitation
1980 - Doctoral degree
1978 - Diploma

Statistik Austria, science classification

Expertise

S-layers; ultrastructure research; glycoconjugates; vaccine application; biosynthesis; bacterial glycoproteins;

Awards

1998 Philip Morris Forschungspreis (gemeinsam mit Sleytr, Sára und Pum)
1993 Österreichischer Hygiene-Preis
1990 Anerkennungspreis des Landes Niederösterreich für Wissenschaft
1988 Sandoz-Preis (jetzt: Novartis-Preis) für Chemie, Sandoz-Forschungsinstitut GmbH
1986 Waldemar Richter-Preis, Verein Österreichischer Lebensmittel- und Biotechnologen
1986 Kardinal Innitzer-Förderungspreis, Kardinal-Innitzer-Studienfonds

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2006 -2008 Austrian Society for Biotechnology
member of the managing board
2003 - American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
member
2000 - Austrian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
member
1992 - Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien
member of the Board of Trustees
1986 - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin
member
1986 -2005 Austrian Society for Biotechnology
member
1983 - American Society for Microbiology
member
1981 - Royal Microscopical Society
member
1981 - Austrian Society for Electron Microscopy
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2010 -2012 Journal of Bacteriology:
Editorial Board Member
2007 -2009 Journal of Bacteriology:
Editorial Board Member
2007 - Open Glycoscience:
Editorial Board Member
2002 -2009 Archaea:
Editorial Board Member
1990 -1996 Journal of Bacteriology:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2011 - AFR J BIOTECHNOL
2010 - ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
2010 - Nature Reviews Microbiology
2010 - Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
2010 - Analytical Biochemistry
2010 - Biotechnology Journal
2009 - Biochemistry
2009 - Glycobiology
2009 - Research in Microbiology
2009 - Future Microbiology
2009 - Protein Engineering Design & Selection
2009 - Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery
2008 - Expert Review of Proteomics
2008 - Glycoconjugate Journal
2008 - Acta Biochimica Et Biophysica Sinica
2008 - Trends in Microbiology
2007 - Journal of Molecular Biology
2007 - Biochemical Engineering Journal
2006 - Chemistry & Biology
2006 - B M C Evolutionary Biology
2005 - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
2002 - Journal of Biological Chemistry
2001 - Archaea
1984 - Journal of Basic Microbiology
1984 - Journal of Bacteriology
1984 - International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
1984 - Infection and Immunity
1984 - Gene
1984 - Febs Letters
1984 - Canadian Journal of Microbiology
1984 - Biotechniques
1984 - Biochemical Journal
1984 - Australian Journal of Chemistry
1984 - Archives of Microbiology
1984 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
1984 - World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology
1984 - Systematic and applied Microbiology
1984 - Proteomics
1984 - Plant Physiology
1984 - Nature
1984 - Molecular Microbiology
1984 - Microbiology
1984 - Microbial Pathogenesis
1984 - Journal of Structural Biology
1984 - Journal of Microbiological Methods
1984 - Journal of Biotechnology

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2008 - Science Foundation Ireland - Ireland
2008 - Alberta Ingenuity Fund - Canada
2004 - U.S. Air Force - United States (USA)
2003 - National Institute of Health - United States (USA)
2002 - The Wellcome Trust - United Kingdom
2002 - Biotechnology and Biological Siences Research Council (BBSRC) - United Kingdom
2002 - National Science Fondation - United States (USA)
2002 - International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - Italy
1994 -1998 Europäische Kommission - European Union
1992 - Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien - Austria

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

1996 4.Int. Workshop on Structure, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Applications of Microbial S-Layers
organiser
1987 2.Int. S-Schicht Workshop - 2nd Int. S-Layer Workshop
member of the organisation committee
1984 1.Int. S-Schicht Workshop - 1nd Int. S-Layer Workshop
member of the organisation committee
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