Curriculum vitae

Professional career / education:


since Feb. 2016

co-founder of  Remute Bio GmbH


since Sept. 2015    
co-founder of  Phoenestra GmbH


since Nov. 2013    
co-founder and scientific advisor of  TAmiRNA GmbH


since Jan. 2011
co-founder and CTO of  Evercyte GmbHSenior Vice President Cell Line Development


since Dec. 2010 
A2 Professorship at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria (BOKU)


Dec. 2008
Venia docendi in cell biology, BOKU, Vienna, Austria
Establishment, immortalization and characterization of cell lines:producers, products and model systems


since May 2000 
University assistant, IAM, BOKU, Vienna, Austria
Field of activity: animal cell culture, flow cytometry
Leader of the working group Immortalization and cell line establishment


Contract University Assistant, IAM, BOKU, Vienna, Austria
Field of activity: animal cell culture, flow cytometry


Scientific assistant, IAM, BOKU, Vienna, Austria


Ph.D.-study, BOKU, Vienna, Austria
Ph.D.-thesis, IAM, BOKU, Vienna, Austria:
Immortalization of human cells and recombinant protein
expression (Supervision: Prof. H. Katinger, Prof. R. Kunert )

Study of Biotechnology, BOKU, Vienna, Austria
Diploma-thesis, General Hospital (AKH) of Vienna: Retinoids in combination with Interferon-a influence the rassignal transduction cascade in human melanoma
(Supervision: Prof. B. Jansen, Prof. H. Katinger)

Postgraduate study (industrial management, economics, law),
Technical University of Vienna

Career related activities:

  • Evaluator of a grant proposal for the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), 2010
  • Reviewer for several SCI journals


  • rank 3rd, Houska Award 2015
  • 1st Poster prize, 22nd ESACT Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 2011
  • Award from the Professor Anton Kurir foundation for outstanding habilitation, 2009 (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
  • 1st Poster prize, European conference on Aging ECONAG 2006, Innsbruck, Austria, 2006
  • FEMS young scientist meeting award, 2005
  • Leistungsstipendium BOKU, Vienna, Austria, 1994

Publications, Patents, Talks:

  • 63 original research publications
  • 3 book chapters
  • 4 contributions to conference proceedings
  • 5 patents
  • over 100 conference contributions (posters and oral presentations)