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Curriculum Vitae Alexandra Koschak


Education

1982 - 1990

Gymnasium Reithmannstrasse Innsbruck

1990 - 1996

Studies of Biology, University of Innsbruck 


Career History

1995-1996

Diploma thesis University of Innsbruck

1996 - 1998

Doctoral thesis at the University of Innsbruck, Institute for Biochemical Pharmacology

1999 - 2001

Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, University of Innsbruck: Univ. Prof. Dr. J. Striessnig

2001 - 2007

University Assistent, Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, University of Innsbruck
Visiting Scientist at the University of Tübingen, Germany and the University of Padova, Italy

2007 - 2008

Assistant Professor Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck, Austria

2008

Habilitation (Cell Biology)

2009

Associate Professor, Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck, Austria


Awards and honors

2001

Novartis Poster Price Joint Meeting der SGPT, DGPT and APHAR

2002

Scientific awards of the City of Innsbruck

2003

Dr. Otto-Seibert Scientific Award

2003, 2004

Scholarship for short - term international research projects

2009

Heribert-Konzett Award (APHAR)


Recent research funding since 2004

2003 - 2005

Austrian National Bank (10040): “Molecular basis of unique biophysical and pharmacological properties of Cav1.4 L-type Ca2+ channels”

2006 - 2007

Tyrolian Science Funds: “Ca2+-channel associated -subunit associated proteins“

2007-2008

Young investigators funding of the LFU Innsbruck: “C-terminal protein interactions as important regulators of voltage-gated calcium channel function“

2009-2010

LFU Innsbruck / Aktion D. Swarowksi & Co.: Drug-ability assessment of a C-terminal intramolecular protein interaction in voltage-gated LTCCs “

2010-2013

FWF P22528: “Cav1.3 C-terminal protein-protein interaction drugability”