Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

  • since 07/2011: Head of Research, Scientific Director, Health University of Applied Sciences Tyrol, Austria.

  • 05/2018-11/2019: Maternity leave.

  • 04/2017: 11th FH Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences at IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems / Austria. Motto "Research - Innovation - Value. Panel-Chair: "Research-guided teaching as a success factor for innovations in the non-medical health professions".

  • 03/2016: FHK_10. Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences at University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna. Motto "building bridges". Panel Chair: "Translational Health Research - Building Bridges from Basic Science to Applied Research".

  • 2011-2017: Full Member of the Research Committee for Scientific and Ethical Questions, Austria

  • 2012-2017: Deputy of Head of the Board Health University of Applied Sciences Tyrol, Austria. (fhg)

  • 2009-2011: University Assistant at the Department of Hygiene, at Innsbruck Medical University (MUI), Austria

  • 2009: Research stay at the Institut Pasteur Paris, Unitè de Aspergillus at Professor Jean Paul Latgé, France

  • 2006-2009: Post-Doc at Dep.of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Quality manager for Hospital Hygiene, MUI, Innsbruck, Austria

  • 2003-2006: Dissertation at Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine. MUI, Innsbruck, Austria

  • 2002-2003: Teacher at the academy of laboratory technicians. Ausbildungszentrum West für Gesundheitsberufe, Innsbruck (AZW), Austria

Education

  • 2011: Habilitation for Experimental Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Innsbruck Medical University

  • 2006: Graduation Dr. med. scient., passed with distinction

  • 2003-2006: Studies of Medical Sciences: Infectious Diseases. Dep. of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine. MUI, Innsbruck, Austria

  • 2002: Graduation Master of Science, passed with distinction, Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria

  • 1996-2002: Studies of microbiology at the University of Vienna and Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria

  • 1996: Graduation Biomedical Analyser, passed with distinction

  • 1993-1996: Academy of medical laboratory services, General Hospital Vienna, Austria

  • 1985-1993: High school diploma, Sillgasse, Innsbruck

Awards

  • Price Research Forum 2016: Best Panel Chair lead: Translational Health Research-"Building bridges between basic science to applied research". Research Forum Vienna, Austria

  • Schaumayer Price 2011 for the Habilitation, Austria

  • Junior Researcher Award 2009 for scientific work: "Human platelets attenuate the virulence of Aspergillus spp. via granules dependent mechanisms" of the German Society of Mycology

  • 1. Price for Best scientific lecture 3rd Austrian Congress for Infectious Diseases: 2009, Austria

  • Young Scientist Award for best Poster and best Presentation: 3rd Advances against Aspergillosis Congress: 2008, USA


Third-Party Funds And Scholarship

  • Coin construction 2017-2022: Diagnostics and therapy of viral and fungal infections inImmunodeficient persons. Project management: IMC Fachhochschule Krems, Prof. Klein.

  • Resselzentrum 2016-2021: Music Therapy Research on music therapy processes and relationships in selected fields of neurological rehabilitation; with: IMC Krems, Prof. Tucek

  • Innovationsscheck, 2012: Ideenstudie „Zentrum für nachhaltiges psychosoziales Gesundheitsmanagement".

  • Pfizer: 2011: Aspergillus Infections at the ICU.

  • Gilead 2011: Influence of liposomal amphotericin B alone and in combination with human platelets against Zygomycetes in vitro.

  • Pfizer 2010: Potential synergistic antifungal effects of anidulafungin plus human platelets against Aspergillus fumigatus.

  • MUI 2009: Young Scientist travel grant from the MUI for Paris.

  • Pfizer 2009: Influence of anidulafungin alone and in combination with voriconazole on cell wall assembly of Aspergillus fumigatus.

  • MFI 2008-2010: Human platelets in attack against Aspergillus fumigatus: influence on fungal gene wall expression and mitochondrial activity.


Membership and Activities in the Scientific Community

  • Editorial Board IJHP (International Journal of Health Professions)

  • Organizer and scientific advisory board member of the Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences

  • European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID)

  • Austrian Society for gender-based medicine (OeGGSM)

  • Austrian Society for Medical Mycology (ÖGMM)

  • Association for the Advancement of Science in health professions (VFWG)


  • 2010-2011: Regular member of the MUI Senate

  • 2010-2011: Spokesperson for the scientific staff at the Department of Hygiene and Microbiology, MUI

  • 2011: Co-organizer of the 2nd Science Day Congress at MUI

  • 2010: Co-organizer of the 1st Science Day Congress at MUI

  • 2010-2013: Appointed substitute member of the Curricular Commission at MUI

  • Since 2008: Reviewer of International Journals


Teaching Experience

  • since 2017: Lecturer at IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems/Austria

  • since 2014: Lecturer for Bachelor and Master students (fhg)

  • since 2007: Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses work of students (fhg)

  • 2010-2011: Curricular Lecturer for microbiology at MUI

  • 2007: Speaker at Physikats courses

  • 2003-2011: Education and supervision of medical and biology degree students, graduating students and doctoral students, MUI

  • 2002-2011: Lecturer for numerous courses for biomedical analyser and degreed professionals trained nurses. AZW, Innsbruck


Communication Skills / Vocational Training / Personal Skills

  • 2018-06 Lecture: WoMen in Science at the lecture series in the summer semester Gender Medicine / Diversity in Medicine. Medical University Innsbruck. Austria.

  • 2017-11 Speaker at the congress: Mozart & Science 2017 - Music in Medicine and Therapy, 5th International Congress on Multidisciplinarity, Neuroscience and Dementia in Music Therapy; IMC at the FH Krems, Austria.

  • 2017-08 European Forum Alpbach 2017: Conflict and Cooperation. University Talks: Panel: Are we facing a generation conflict? Alpbach / Austria.

  • 2017-04 11th Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences under the motto: Research-Innovation-Value. Panel Chair: Research-led teaching as a success factor for innovations in the non-medical health professions. IMC FH Krems / Austria.

  • 2017-04 Teaching / Mycology. (fhg)

  • 2017-03 Teaching / Mycology in the course Hospital Hygiene for Nursing. IMC FH Krems / Austria.

  • 2017-03 biomed austria spring conference. Talk: Antifungal properties of human platelets against clinically relevant fungi. (fhg)

  • 2016-09 Italian language course. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Rome. Italy.

  • 2015-09 Certified yin yoga teacher. Innsbruck. Austria.

  • 2015-09 Research and Development Discussions on the Health Studies Programs of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences. FH campus Vienna / Austria.

  • 2015-08 European Forum Alpbach 2015: Inequality inequality. Higher talks. Alpbach, Austria.

  • 2015-04 9. Research Forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences: Trailblazer - career paths through a technical college. Hagenberg, Austria.

  • 2015-03 FHK Symposium: Focus internationalization. FH Campus Wien. Austria.

  • 2014-09 Information session for employees of fhg about: ethics committees in Austria / RCSEQ - submission and reporting requirements - relevant questions. (fhg)

  • 2014-08 European Forum Alpbach 2014: At the Crossroads. Higher talks. Alpbach, Austria.

  • 2014-04 Kufstein-Forschungsforum Chair "Gesundheit und Management III", Austria.

  • 2013-11 Information event COIN, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG; Vienna, Austria.

  • 2013-11 Media Training organized by the Federal Ministry for Science and Research; Vienna, Austria.

  • 2013-10 FGÖ-Seminar: Healthy project processes hassle free; Innsbruck, Austria.

  • 2013-10 Mind and Life Europe Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Berlin, Deutschland.

  • 2013-05 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Europe Conference–Remaking Manufacturing, Wien, Austria.

  • 2013-04 Speaker at the Congress: Emerging Zygomycetes, a new problem in the clinical lab / Workshop of the ECMM/ISHAM Working Group on Zygomycetes; Utrecht, Netherlands.

  • 2013-04 7. Research forum of the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences; Dornbirn, Austria.

  • 2013-03 Scientific Lecture: Invasive fungal infections - from bench to bedside. News from the fungal research; (fhg)

  • 2013-03 Seminar Evaluation: Pastime in the research, controlling the sword of Damocles, or the value of your health promotion project? Fund for a Healthy Austria; Innsbruck, Austria.

  • 2013-02 Network Meeting: Health Promoting Universities in Austria, University of Vienna, Austria.

  • 2013-02 Seminar: KinderLeicht - how obese children lose weight and gain the joy of life. (fhg)

  • 2013-02 Fund for a Healthy Austria (FGÖ) Seminar Motivation - the driving force of fresh air in projects; Innsbruck, Austria.

  • 2012-11 Speaker at the event research network Health Sciences and Midwives in Lower Austria - MTDH.NÖ; University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten, Austria.

  • 2012-11 Scientific Lecture: shoulder dystocia and Gaskin Manöver, Spontaneous birth and breech presentation. (fhg)

  • 2012-11 Workshop resistance testing of fungi: new standards, new data, EUCAST and Co; Vienna, Austria.

  • 2012-11 Scientific Lecture: The power of coherence - What are the sources of mental strength and resilience. (fhg)

  • 2012-11 Speaker at the congress: Mozart & Science 2012 Music in medicine and therapy, 4th International Congress of the music effects research; IMC at the University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria.

  • 2012-10 Scientific Lecture: The nature and manifestations of bullying in midwifery. (fhg)

  • 2012-10 FWF/FHK Information Event: FWF grants for research at Universities of applied sciences; Wels, Austria.

  • 2012-09 Scientific Lecture: GOBI - Gender, Occupational Balance & Immunology. (fhg)

  • 2012-08 Alpbacher Fachhochschulforum 2012, lifestyles and social networks; Alpbach, Austria.

  • 2012-07 Scientific Lecture: Behavior of Aspergillus in the different blood compartments: impact on the diagnosis of invasive Aspergillosis; (fhg)

  • 2012-04 COST- MEETING; Luzern, Switzerland.

  • 2012-03 Research country Tyrol, Research and scientific inquiry; Innsbruck, Austria.

  • 2012-03 FHK event: College - Legal framework of rules of procedure and statutes. (fhg)

  • 2012-02 Research trip plus lecture at the Institut Pasteur. Antifungal properties of human platelets against aspergillus species in vitro. Institute Pasteur. Lille / France.

  • 2012-01 Research and Development Committee meeting of the FHK. Salzburg / Austria.

  • 2006-2011:

  • FWF (Austrian Science Fund) Coaching Workshop: how to present the idea in applications correctly and successful: 1 Day

  • MAW1- Fundamentals: Medical Didactics course; Gender medicine

  • Communication, rhetoric & managing conflicts of interests

  • Power-Competence Seminar for women. Courage for the power

  • Advanced training and consolidation in conflict management

  • Follow up Carreer training, Leadership & Coaching

  • Success factor: the voice – economical, sonorously, at present!

  • Carreer training, leadership & coaching Part I, II and III

  • Carreer training for Junior scientists

  • Carreer training, Coaching & leadership for scientists with leadership experience

  • Understandings of leadership for scientists

  • Communication and reasoning, voice training

  • Scientific Writing


Additional Skills

  • Languages: German, Scientific English, English, Italien (excellent knowledge), Spanish/Swedish (basic knowledge)

  • Computerskills: MS Office, MS Excel, Prism 05, MS Power Point, Adobe Photoshop, MS Outlook, AxioVision

  • Personal interests: Travel, yoga, cooking, photography, sailing, swimming, surfing, art and culture.