Welcome to the Division of Medical Biotechnology. We are located at the Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research of the Medical University of Vienna.
After almost five years without updates, the AllFam database of allergen families, managed by Christian Radauer, has undergone a major relaunch. It is now based on allergen data from the from the WHO/IUIS Allergen Nomenclature Database, supplemented by data from AllergenOnline. Allergens are classified into protein families based on family definitions from the Pfam database.
After defending her thesis entitled Investigation of antibody responses of birch pollen allergic individuals by using chimeric allergens, Barbara received a PhD degree from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. We congratulate her and wish her good luck for her new job at the University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum Wien.
After defending her thesis entitled The effect of hypoxia on the treatment of melanoma, Daniela received a PhD degree from the Medical University of Vienna. We congratulate her and wish her good luck for her new position as a post-doc at the University of California in San Francisco.
2016-06-11 to 2016-06-15
At the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, which took place in Vienna, several members of our division presented their data in poster and oral presentation. Tanja Kalic and Pawel Dubiela won poster awards for their presentations. The picture shows Heimo Breiteneder, Merima Bublin, and Christian Radauer at their booth at the Clinical Village, where they discussed with many congress delegates about the clinical implications of their research on allergenic proteins.
After defending his thesis entitled Influence of allergens on human monocyte-derived dendritic cells, Kazem received a PhD degree from the Medical University of Vienna. We congratulate him and wish him good luck for his future career.
After many year of working for the Department of Pathophysiology and Allergy Research, Magda retired. We thank her for her valuable work and wish her all the best for her retirment.