University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) - Research portal

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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Markus Schosserer

Institute of Biotechnology
Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-79067


ORCID: 0000-0003-2025-0739

Curr. Vitae

2019 - Senior Scientist / Group Leader, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Department of Biotechnology
2018 - 2018 MouseAGE Training School: Behavioural Phenotyping in Mice, Madrid, Spain
2017 - 2017 Training School - Drug Discovery and Development, 4th-6th October 2017 Novartis Campus, Basel, Switzerland
2016 - 2016 Introductory Course into Laboratory Animal Science (certified, FELASA category B), Vetmeduni Vienna
2016 - 2016 Visiting scientist at Aric Rogers' lab at Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA
2015 - 2015 MouseAGE Training School, MRC Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK
2014 - 2018 Universitätsassistent (Assistant Prof.) University of Natural Ressources and Life Sciences Vienna Department of Biotechnology
2013 - 2013 "Molecular Biology of Aging" course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
2013 - 2013 Project Manager ACIB GmbH, Muthgasse 18, 1190 Vienna
2012 - 2012 Research project in the lab of Prof. Thomas Flatt at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
2011 - 2011 Visiting scientist at the University of Salzburg in the lab of Hannelore Breitenbach-Koller
2010 - 2010 FEBS/SFRR-E/IUBMB Advanced Lecture Course "Protein maintenance and turnover in ageing & diseases", Spetses, Greece
2009 - 2009 EURASNET practical course “RNA-Protein Interactions in pre-mRNA Splicing”, Barcelona, Spain
2009 - 2009 “Immunocytochemistry, In-Situ Hybridization, Live Cell Imaging and Super-resolution microscopy” course at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, NY, USA
2007 - 2012 PhD-studies in Food Sciences and Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, graduation with distinction
2000 - 2007 diploma-studies (equals MSc) in Food Sciences and Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, graduation with distinction

Statistik Austria, science classification

biological engineering; Biochemistry; Molecular biology; Cell biology; Gerontology;


RNA modifications; Biogerontology; ribosomes; cellular senescence; advanced microscopy techniques (gSTED, Raman, IF, FISH, life cell imaging);


2019 Best Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference "RNA Editing", Barga, Italy
2019 Vienna Young Scientific Award 2019
2018 Best Poster Award, 10th ÖGMBT Life Science Meeting, Vienna, Austria
2017 Best Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference "Biology of Aging", Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2016 James L. Boyer Fellowship for visiting Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, ME, USA
2015 Young Investigator Award, Society for Free Radical Research – Europe (SFRR-E), Oxygen Club of California World Congress, 24 - 26 June, Valencia, Spain
2015 Best Poster Award, 7th ÖGMBT Life Science Meeting, Salzburg, Austria
2013 Best Talk Award, 5th ÖGMBT Life Science Meeting, 25 -27 September, Innsbruck, Austria

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2019 - European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR)
2017 - COST Action BM1401: Raman4clinics - Raman-based applications for clinical diagnostics
2017 - Netzwerk Altern (Aging Network)
full member
2016 - COST Action BM1408: GENiE - Group of Elegans New Investigators in Europe
2016 - Austrian Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology (ÖGGG)
2015 - COST Action BM1402: MouseAGE - Development of a European network for preclinical testing of interventions in mouse models of age and age-related diseases
deputy delegate
2014 - BOKU-VIBT Imaging Center Scientific Advisory Board
scientific advisor
2009 - Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
2018 - Methods
2018 - Journal of Visualized Experiments
2018 - Cell Death & Disease
2017 - Frontiers in Oncology
2017 - Mechanisms of ageing and Development
2016 - Journal of Cell Science
2015 - Scientific Reports
2015 - Nucleic Acids Research
2015 - Aging Cell

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2019 -2019 Schweizer Nationalfond - Switzerland

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2016 Advanced Microscopy Techniques (PACT Summer School)
2016 Annual Meeting COST Action MouseAGE
2010 Organizer and chair of the “Mechanisms of Aging” session at the 2nd ÖGMBT annual meeting
Chair (Session)
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