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O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Uwe B. Sleytr

Institute of Biophysik

Muthgasse 11
1190 Wien
EMail: uwe.sleytr(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-80354
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Curr. Vitae

2008 - 2010 Head of the Department of NanoBiotechnology
2004 - 2008 Head of the "Center for NanoBiotechnology" (formerly "Center for Ultrastructure Research")
1986 - 2004 Head of the Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Molecular Nanotechnology, Vienna
1982 - Full Professorship
1980 - Head of the Center of Ultrastructure Research
1977 - 1978 Visiting Professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
1977 - University Professor for "Microbiology"
1974 - 1975 Senior Visiting scientist at the Strangways Research Laboratory and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England
1973 - Habilitation in microbiology
1972 - 1973 Visiting scientist at the Strangways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, England
1970 - Doctoral degree
1966 - Diploma

Statistik Austria, science classification

macromolecular chemistry; biochemistry; biophysics; microbiology; molecular biology; biological engineering; ultrastructure research; nanotechnology (nanoengineering); electron microscopy; medical diagnostics;

Expertise

Nanobiotechnology; Biomimetics; sythetic biology; General Microbiology; Membrane Technology; Studies on the Structure, Chemistry, Genetics, Function and Application Potential of S-Layers;

Awards

2014 Ehrennadel des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins
2014 Ehrenmitglied des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins
2013 Ehrenprofessur an der Schanghai Jiao Tong Universität , China
2012 Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
2010 Ehrenprofessur an der China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, Shandong
2008 Ordentliches Mitglied der Europäischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste
2006 Ehrenprofessur an der Sichuan-Universität, Chengdu, China
1999 Preis der Stadt Wien für Natur- und technische Wissenschaften
1998 Wilhelm Exner-Medaille des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins
1998 Philip Morris Forschungspreis (gemeinsam mit M.Sára)
1997 Ehrenmitglied der Tschechoslowakischen Gesellschaft für Mikrobiologie
1995 Mitglied der New York Academy of Sciences
1994 Wirkliches Mitglied der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
1992 Korrespondierendes Mitglied der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
1989 Kardinal Innitzer-Würdigungspreis für Naturwissenschaft, Erzdiözese Wien
1988 EUREKA-Erfindermedaille
1983 Förderungspreis für Wissenschaft der Stadt Wien
1983 Wissenschaftspreis der Wiener Wirtschaft
1982 Life Member des Clare Hall College, Cambridge
1975 Diplom der Royal Microscopical Society, Oxford
1971 Sandoz-Preis (jetzt: Novartis-Preis), Sandoz-Forschungsinstitut GmbH
1970 Schwackhöfer-Preis, Verein Österreichischer Lebensmittel- und Biotechnologen

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2015 -2019 Österr. Akademie der Wissenschaften
delegate
2015 - Gentechnikkommission
member of the commisson
2011 - Member of the "Science and Ethics Committee" of the Austrian academy of Sciences
member
2007 -2016 Ambassador of the ÖAW in the assembly of delegates of the FWF
member
2006 -2010 CALIT NanoBio Steering Committee, Center of Advanced Learning in Information Technologies
member
2004 -2010 Scientific Advisory Committee of the International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering (ISNSCE)
member
2002 -2004 Erwin Schrödinger Society for Nanosciences, Austria
vice-president
2001 -2014 Committee of the Exner Medal Award of the Austrian Association for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
managing director
1999 -2002 Erwin Schrödinger Society for Nanosciences
president
1998 -2008 Novartis Award
member of the Board of Trustees
1997 -2001 Austrian Industrial Research Promotion Fund (FFF)
'real' member
1994 -1998 Council of the Österreichischer Forschungsförderungsrat
member
1994 -2009 Board of the Institute for Integrated Sensor Systems and the Institute for Biophysics and Nanosystems Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
member
1993 -2002 Advisory Committee for APART Scholarships (ÖAW)
member
1992 -1994 Austrian Academy of Sciences
corresponding member
1992 -1994 Austrian Academy of Sciences
corresponding member
1990 -1992 Chairman of the 1st diploma examination board of the section Food Science and Biotechnology (BOKU)
chairman
1988 -2001 Senate of the Austrian Christian Doppler Society
member
1988 -1996 Erwin Schrödinger Society for Microsciences
vice-president
1987 -1993 DECHEMA-GVC-Commission on Membrane Technology
member
1986 -2004 Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institute for Molecular Nanotechnology
head
1983 - Austrian Society for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine
member of the managing board
1982 -1990 Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Section Biology and Microbiology
field specialist
1980 -1996 Austrian Society for Electron Microscopy
member of the managing board

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2006 - J BIONANOSCI:
Editorial Board Member
2004 - Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology:
Editorial Board Member
2004 - Small:
Editorial Board Member
2001 - Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology:
Editorial Board Member
1994 -1997 Journal of Bacteriology:
Editorial Board Member
1994 -1996 SUPRAMOL SCI:
Editorial Board Member
1985 -1988 J ULTRASTRUCT RES:
Editorial Board Member
1983 - Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology:
Editorial Board Member
1980 -1991 Journal of Microscopy:
Editorial Board Member

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

1996 4. Int. Workshop für Struktur, Biochemie, Molekularbiologie, und Anwendungen von S-Schichten - 4. Int. Workshop on Structure, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Applications of Microbial S-Layers
scientific member of the advisory board
1987 2. Int. Workshop für kristalline bakterielleZelloberflächen Schichten - 2nd Int. Workshop on crystalline bacterial cell surface Layers
member of the organisation committee
1984 1. Internationaler S-Schicht Workshop - 1st International Workshop on S-Layers
member of the organisation committee
1974 4th International Symposium on Yeast
member of the organisation committee
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