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Curriculum Vitae Alexandra Lusser


Education

1989 - 1994

Studies in Microbiology, University of Innsbruck; M.Sc.

1994 - 1998

PhD thesis in Molecular Biology, University of Innsbruck


Career History

1998 - 1999

Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Innsbruck

1999 - 2001

University Assistant (postdoc), Division of Molecular Biology, Innsbruck Medical University

2001 - 2004

Post-doctoral fellow, Section of Molecular Biology, University of California, San Diego, USA

2004 - 2008

Assistant Professor, Division of Molecular Biology, Biocenter, Innsbruck Medical University

2008 - present

Associate Professor, Division of Molecular Biology, Biocenter, Innsbruck Medical University


Awards and honors

1996

DOC fellowship for Ph.D. students from the Austrian Academy of Sciences

1998

HOECHST Award

2001

APART 3-year post doctoral fellwoship from the Austrian Academy   of Sciences

2004

AVENTIS Award; Co-award

2005

START Prize (Ministry of Science and Research): 6-year grant for young investigators

2008

Member of the Young Curia of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

2010

Science award from the City of Innsbruck


Review panels

Journals

Ad hoc referee: EMBO J, Nucleic Acids Research, Plant Physiology, PLoS Biology, PNAS, Trends in Plant Science, Genes&Development

Grants

Cancer Research UK, European Science Foundation (ESF), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research), BARD (US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund), TWF (Tiroler Wissenschaftsfonds),


Publications

  • 15 original publications
  • 5 reviews/books
  • 5 invited symposium and conference lectures