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Dr.rer.nat. Dominik Egger MSc.

Institute of Cell and Tissue Culture Technologies
Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-79029, 79893


ORCID: 0000-0002-9925-3344

Curr. Vitae

2020 - Deputy of Institute / Senior Scientist
2017 - 2020 Postdoctoral researcher, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
2014 - 2017 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Leibniz Universität Hannover and Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
2013 - 2013 Research internship and Master Thesis at Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (ERASMUS)
2012 - 2012 Research stay at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
2011 - 2014 Master of Science "Life Science“, Leibniz Universität Hannover
2008 - 2011 Bachelor of Science “Life Science”, Leibniz Universität Hannover
2005 - 2007 Paramedic

Statistik Austria, science classification

Stem cell research; Bioprocess technology; Medical biotechnology; Tissue engineering;


3D Cell Culture; Mesenchymal stem cells; Bioreactors; Biomaterials;


2019 DECHEMA Max-Buchner Stipendium, 10.000€ for independent research
2018 Poster Prize - Young Researchers at “ESAO Winter School” of the European Society for Artificial Organs, Semmering, Austria
2015 Sponsorship for conference “European Society for Animal Cell Technology, ESACT”, Barcelona, Spain
2015 “Karl-Schügerl-Preis” for Master Thesis, Hannover, Germany
2012 Scholarship for a research stay abroad, research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel awarded by the "Deutsche Technion Gesellschaft"

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - Austrian Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ÖGTERM)
2017 - Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT)
2015 - DECHEMA - Society for technical chemistry and biotechnology

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2020 -2021 Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology: Invited Research Topic
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2017 -2019 Bioengineering:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Stem Cell Research & Therapy
2018 - Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
2018 - BioMedical Engineering OnLine
2018 - Bioengineering
2018 - Connective Tissue Research
2018 - Tissue Engineering. Part C. Methods
2018 - Journal of Biomechanics

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2018 Mesenchymal stem cells – hopes and limits
Member of the Organisation Committee
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