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Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.nat. Dr.rer.nat. Christian Obinger

Head: Division of Biochemistry

Muthgasse 18
1190 Wien
EMail: christian.obinger(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-77273, 77278
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Curr. Vitae

2013 - 2017 Deputy head of BOKU advisory board for research
2011 - 2027 Full Professor in Protein Biochemistry
2010 - 2017 Person in charge for BOKU doctorate
2010 - 2018 Speaker of the International PhD program BioToP - Biomolecular Technology of Proteins
2009 - 2016 Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Antibody Engineering
2007 - 2017 Deputy Head of Deparment of Chemistry
2005 - 2017 Research Speaker of the Department of Chemistry
1999 - Habilitation in Biochemistry, Associate Professor
1995 - Research fellowship at the Brock University, Ontario, Canada
1992 - 1999 Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry at BOKU
1989 - 1992 Doctoral thesis at the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the University of Vienna
1982 - 1988 Studies in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

biophysics; biochemistry; enzymology; spectrochemistry; reaction kinetics; Structural biology; Biocatalysis; medical biochemistry;

Expertise

enzymology; heme proteins; protein folding; biochemistry of metalloproteins; protein chemistry; kinetics and thermodynamics of (bio)chemical reactions; calorimetry (DSC and ITC); protein engineering and design; stopped-flow spectroscopy; biomolecular spectroscopy;

Awards

2000 NOVARTIS Preis für Biochemie
1995 Bodenkulturpreis der Wiener Wirtschaftskammer

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2016 -2016 Commission for the establishment of a BOKU centre for doctoral studies and of guidelines for BOKU doctoral programmes
head
2014 - ACS American Chemical Society
member
2013 -2017 BOKU advisory board for research
deputy head
2012 -2016 Cost Action EU-ROS BM1203
advisory board member
2010 -2017 Person in Charge for BOKU doctorate
head
2007 -2017 Deputy Head of Department of Chemistry
head
2006 - Research representative of the Department of Chemistry
member
2005 -2007 Austrian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
member of the managing board
2005 -2008 COST Chemistry Action on Metalloproteins and Biomimetics
head
2005 -2009 Deputy of study commisission for food science and biotechnology
chairman
2000 - The Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC)
member
1998 - Society for Free Radical Research
member
1998 - Austrian Chemical Society
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2017 - Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2015 -2015 Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2012 -2012 Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2010 -2010 Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2006 -2006 Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Guest Editor (special issue)
2005 - Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2010 - Journal of Leukocyte Biology
2010 - INORG REACT MECH
2006 - Nitric Oxide-Biology and Chemistry
2006 - Febs Journal
2005 - BBA-PROTEIN STRUCT M
2005 - Proteomics
2002 - Journal of Molecular Biology
2000 - Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
2000 - Free Radical Biology and Medicine
2000 - Biochemistry
2000 - FEMS Microbiology Letters
1996 - EUR J BIOCHEM
1996 - Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
1996 - Acta Biochimica Et Biophysica Sinica
1996 - Faseb Journal
1996 - Biochemical Journal
1996 - Febs Letters
1996 - Fems Microbiology Reviews
1996 - Free Radical Research
1996 - Journal of Biological Chemistry
1996 - Biological Chemistry

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2015 Externe Habilitation: Vorsitz: Universität für Bodenkultur
2013 Externe Habilitation: Gutachter: Technische Universität Graz
2008 Externe Habilitation: Gutachter: Universität für Bodenkultur
2007 Externe Berufung: Vorsitz: Universität für Bodenkultur Dr. Dietmar Haltrich

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2019 The 11th International Human Peroxidase Meeting
organiser
2017 The 10th International Human Peroxidase Meeting
member of the organisation committee
2016 7th Oxyzemes and 12th Peroxidase Meeting
scientific member of the advisory board
2015 9th International Meeting on Human Peroxidases
scientific member of the advisory board
2014 6th Oxyzymes and 11th Peroxidase Meeting
organiser
2012 5th Oxyzymes and 10th Peroxidase Meeting
scientific member of the advisory board
2011 7th International Meeting on Human Peroxidases
member of the organisation committee
2007 The 5th International Meeting on Human Peroxidases
scientific member of the advisory board
2006 EUROBIC 8 Satellite Meeting on Peroxidases, Aveiro, Portugal
scientific member of the advisory board
2004 The 4th International Peroxidase Meeting, Kyoto, Japan
scientific member of the advisory board
2000 The Peroxidase Superfamily of Animal and Human Enzymes: Biochemical Basis and Clinical Applications
organiser
1999 European Conference on the Molecular Bioenergetics of Cyanobacteria, Gmunden, Austria
member of the organisation committee
1996 4th International Congress on Plant Peroxidases: Biochemistry and Physiology
organiser
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