Professional Education and Development

since 10. 2009

Associate Professor, Institute of Organic Chemistry at Technical University Graz

09. – 11. 2007

Visiting Professor at the Department of Organic Chemistry at Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby/Copenhagen with Prof. Inge Lundt

since 2006

Groupleader Glycogroup together with Prof. Arnold Stütz

11. 2006

Habilitation for Organic Chemistry „Fresh Synthetic Approaches in Glycoscience: Synthesis towards Biological Active Carbohydrates and Analogues and Their Evaluation as Tools for Bioscience”

12. 2003 – 09.2009

Assistant Professor for Organic Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Technical University Graz

06. 2001 – 12. 2003

Erwin Schrödinger Post Doctoral Fellowship “Synthesis of Oligosaccharide Hydrolase Inhibitors using Glycosynthases” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada with Prof. Stephen G. Withers

10. – 12- 1999

Visiting scientist with Alchemia Pty Ltd, Brisbane, AUS

06. 1999 – 08.2003

Hertha Firnberg young researcher’s fellowship “Synthesis of Complex Products and Analogues: Novel Application of the Amadori- and Heyns Rearrangements”,Institute of Organic Chemistry, TU Graz

04. 1996 – 09.1998

Thesis for the degree of a Doctor of Technical Science, Institute of Organic Chemistry, TU Graz:
“Novel Applications of the Amadori and Heyns Rearrangements for the Synthesis of Natural Products and Biologically Active Carbohydrate Analogues”

07. – 12. 1995

Thesis for the Diploma, Institute of Organic Chemistry, TU Graz: “Modification of the Powerful Glucosidase Inhibitor 2,5-Dideoxy-2,5-imino-d-mannitol at Position C-1: Probes for Glycobiology Research”