Prinicpal Scientist, Division of Virology
Areas of interest
Dipl Ing, Food- and Biotechnology (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria)
Dr nat techn, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Representation on external committees
Temporary advisor to the biannual WHO meeting on the composition of influenza virus vaccines.
CHMP Biologics Working Party Ad-hoc Influenza Working Party of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) .
Temporary advisor to various WHO meetings related to influenza vaccines.
Technical Expert Working Group (TEWG) on genetic sequence data, for the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework Advisory Group.
Grants and research contracts
Improving potency testing and antigen yield of pandemic influenza vaccines. BARDA/HHS; 2013 – 2016. Principal Investigator.
EDUFLUVAC. European Commission, FP7; 2013 – 2017. Partner.
UNISEC. European Commission, FP7; 2013 – 2017. Partner.
Literature search on methods in reverse genetics and meeting with reverse genetics experts and lawyers. WHO; 2011. Principal Investigator.
FLUSECURE. European Commission, FP6; 2006 – 2010. Partner.