BLOG AUTHORS TEAM

The team of acib blog authors is a miscellaneous group of volunteers that have one thing in common: their passion is to explain complex research contents in simple words to a broader public and, thus, to make aware of the perspectives and impact of research results in the field of industrial biotechnology.

MARTIN WALPOT

MARTIN WALPOT

Martin is responsible for public relations and press at acib. He is tightly connected to all acib researchers and is experienced in translating complex scientific contents into understandable formats.

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KATRIN WEINHANDL

KATRIN WEINHANDL

Katrin is the chief editor of the acib blog and responsible for Funding Programmes & Science Communication at acib. Her background relies on her studies in microbiology.

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SABRINA MAYER-MASCHL

SABRINA MAYER-MASCHL

Sabrina is part of the editorial team and before she joined the scientific coordination group she worked as a laboratory technician in the field of bioprocess engineering.

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OLIVIA LAGGNER

OLIVIA LAGGNER

Olivia, currently on maternity leave, is part of the editorial team and works in the group of scientific coordination. Her scientific background results of her studies in molecular biology and biotechnology.

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FRANZISKA WINKLER

FRANZISKA WINKLER

Franziska has years of experience in financing and funding both SME’s and large infrastructure projects. At acib she is in charge of funding and fundraising and trying to translate scientific topics into economic terms.

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TOMISLAV CERNAVA

TOMISLAV CERNAVA

Tomislav is an acib scientist in Graz and an expert for microbiome studies and -omics data processing. Currently, he is developing novel antimicrobial volatiles for industrial applications. 

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DOMINIK JESCHEK

DOMINIK JESCHEK

Dominik works as a junior scientist at acib and is a PhD student of the interdisciplinary PhD training BioToP at BOKU Vienna. The focus of his PhD project aims to get a better understanding of membrane transport mechanisms.

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KATRIN GREIMEL

KATRIN GREIMEL

Katrin is working as a scientist at acib in Tulln in the field of Polymer- and Environmental Biotechnology. The focus is set to the adaptation and application of enzymes for functionalizing, modifying, recycling and degrading various polymers.

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MARGIT WINKLER

MARGIT WINKLER

Margit is Senior scientist at acib and she is a chemist by training, which makes her the right contact point for a lot of questions concerning enzymes and biocatalysis.

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MARIANNE HABERBAUER

MARIANNE HABERBAUER

Marianne is a scientist at acib in Linz and is experienced in renewable energy production as well as biological CO2 reduction. Her expertise includes bioelectrochemical systems.

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MARTINA BAUMANN

MARTINA BAUMANN

Martina is working as a scientist at acib Vienna and is experienced in CHO cell development and engineering. Besides she is responsible for the coordination of the Area Animal Cell Technology & Engineering.

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MELANIE OBERMEIER

MELANIE OBERMEIER

As a PhD candidate/ junior scientist at acib, Melanie contributes to the identification of novel antimicrobials. Her expertise includes bioprospecting and metagenomics.

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STEFAN WEISS

STEFAN WEISS

Stefan was working as a scientist at acib in Vienna and he is experienced in renewable energy production (anaerobic digestion), wastewater treatment and related environmental microbiology.

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VIKTORIJA VIDIMCE-RISTESKI

VIKTORIJA VIDIMCE-RISTESKI

Viktorija is a biotechnologist, working as staff scientist at acib. The main part of her work is focused on molecular biotechnology of microorganisms. Over years she contributes to diverse acib projects for children and scholars.

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Guest Authors:

VERENA RESCH

VERENA RESCH

Verena is a former scientist who worked in the field of biocatalysis. After her time as a PostDoc she left science to become a scientific designer and funded her own agency www.luminous-lab.com

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MARK DÜRKOP

MARK DÜRKOP

Mark holds a PhD in Bioprocess engineering. After 5 years of industry experience, he is currently establishing the foundation to found his own company dealing with hybrid modeling for both up- and downstream.

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Former blog authors and employees of acib:

NICOLE WALCH

Nicole worked in the acib area bioprocess engineering and left the company in 2017.

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NIKA LENDERO KRAJNC

Nika worked in the acib area bioprocess engineering and left the company in 2017.

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NINA SCHMIDT

Nina worked in the acib area biocatalysis and enzyme technology and left the company in 2017.

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PARVEEN SARKARI

Parveen worked in the acib area systems biology & microbial cell engineering and left the company in 2017.

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THOMAS STANZER

Thomas is a chemist by training and was responsible for public relations and press at acib. He left the company in 2016.

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