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Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Renate Kunert

Head: Institute of Animal Cell Technology und Systems Biology
Muthgasse 11, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-79852


ORCID: 0000-0002-3397-3621

Curr. Vitae

2009 - professor for animal cell factory design
2002 - Venia dozendi in the fields of biopharmaceutical technology
1994 - doctoral theses: Sequenzing and systematic charakterization of genes of human antibobies against HIV
1989 - diploma theses: Sialo- und asialoglycoconjugates as immunogenes: preparation, charakterisation and i

Statistik Austria, science classification

biotechnology; HIV research; Chemical biology; Biochemistry; Cell biology; Bioprocess technology; Medical biotechnology;


From gene to master-cell-bank: the science behind bio-techniques; Protein engineering: Humanization of mAbs; Protein engineering: stability maturation of Proteins; Recombinant protein expression in mammalian cells; Media development strategies adapted to the cell line and the bioprocess; Process mode development adapted to the cell line and the media;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2012 - Platform for Advanced Cellular Therapies
scientific advisor

Reviewer for scientific journals

2013 -2015 Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
2012 -2014 Biotechnology Progress
2010 -2020 Biodrugs
2010 -2020 Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing
2010 -2020 New Biotechnology
2010 -2020 Nature Communications
2010 -2015 Biotechnology Journal
2010 -2020 Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology
2010 -2020 Biotechnology and Bioengineering
2010 -2020 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2010 -2020 Scientific Reports
2010 -2020 Biochemical Journal
2010 -2020 Biotechniques
2010 -2020 Expert Review of Proteomics
2010 -2020 Journal of Biotechnology
2010 -2020 Journal of Immunological Methods
2010 -2020 Journal of Visualized Experiments
2008 - Journal of Virology
2007 - BMC Biotechnology
2007 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2006 -2015 Cytotechnology

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2012 - Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft - Austria

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2022 New aspects in cell-based therapies – From basic science to treatment of patients
Chair (Session)
2018 Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2017 Regenerative Medicine: Taking the Science to the Patient
Member of the Organisation Committee
2017 Primary Cells for Tissue Engineering
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2016 Designer Cells Go Clinic
Member of the Organisation Committee
2016 Advanced Microscopy Techniques
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 Advanced Cellular Therapies
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 The Fountain of Youth
Member of the Organisation Committee
2014 The Cell: the Genesis of a Therapeutic Agent
Member of the Organisation Committee
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