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Assoc. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Brigitte Gasser

Institute of Biotechnology
Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien
brigitte.gasser(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-79033

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Curr. Vitae

2017 - Associate Professor for Microbial Systems Biotechnology
2017 - Head of CD-Laboratory for growth decoupled protein production in yeast
2015 - Co-working group leader Microbial Biotechnology
2013 - Venia Docendi in Molecular Biotechnology
2009 - Senior Scientist - Department of Biotechnology
2007 - PhD degree (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna)
2005 - Research Visit at VTT Biotechnology, Espoo, Finland
2004 - Scientist at the Department of Biotechnology
2003 - Masters degree in Food Science and Biotechnology (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna)
2001 - 2002 University of Reading, UK within the SOCRATES Erasmus programme

Statistik Austria, science classification

microbiology; molecular biology; biological engineering; genetic engineering;

Expertise

Molecular characterization and physiology of (non-conventional) yeasts ; production of recombinant proteins; folding/secretion related stresses; strain engineering ; Yeast systems biotechnology;

Awards

2015 Kardinal Innitzer Förderungspreis
2013 Professor Anton Kurir Foundation Award
2012 Science2Business Award (ACIB Projekt Pichia Cell Factory)
2011 Dr. Wolfgang Houska Award, B&C Private Foundation (2. Platz; together with colleagues)
2010 Poster Award - Conference on Physiology of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi PYFF4
2008 Poster Award - Conference on Recombinant Protein Production RPP5 (together with colleagues)
2007 Nominierung für den Austrian Life Science Award (ALSA07, 2. Preis)
2007 Dissertationspreis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Biotechnologie (ÖGBT)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - International Commission on Yeasts (ICY)
delegate
2013 - Section of Microbial Physiology - European Federation of Biotechnology
member of the managing board
2009 - Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology
member
2005 - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin (ÖGHMP)
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2016 - Yeast: a forum for yeast researchers:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2016 - Microbiology-Sgm:
Editorial Board Member
2013 -2016 Yeast: a forum for yeast researchers:
Editorial Board Member
2010 - BMC Biotechnology:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2010 - Microbial Cell Factories:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2013 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2013 - PLoS One
2009 - Fems Yeast Research
2008 - BMC Microbiology
2008 - BMC Biotechnology
2007 - Microbial Cell Factories

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2018 Microbial Engineering
member of the organisation committee
2017 9 th Conference on Recombinant Protein Production (RPP9)
member of the organisation committee
2016 Pichia Conference
member of the organisation committee
2015 8th Recombinant Protein Production Meeting, A Comparative View on Host Physiology
member of the organisation committee
2013 7th Recombinant Protein Production Meeting, A Comparative View on Host Physiology
member of the organisation committee
2011 6th Recombinant Protein Production Meeting, A Comparative View on Host Physiology
member of the organisation committee
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