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                          Roth-Walter, Franziska, Dr.rer.nat. Priv.-Doz.
Messerli Research Institute, Comparative Medicine
Head of the Working Group
Donaufelderstraße 159
1210 Wien

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Curr. Vitae

2016 Head of "Applied Immunology" research group
2015 -2015 maternity leave
2014 Habilitation in "Immunology" at the Medical University of Vienna
2011 Senior Scientist at the Messerli Research Institute, Comparative Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Medial University of Vienna and University of Vienna
2009 -2011 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Dermatology (part-time), Medical University of Vienna (Ass-Prof. T. Kinaciyan) Subject: Persistent egg allergy
2007 -2009 Maternity Leave
2004 -2004 April-May, Fellowship in the Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Ireland, (Prof. A. Baird and Dr. D. Brayden)
2004 -2007 Postdoctoral fellow at the Immunobiology Department, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA (Prof. L. Mayer) Subject: The allergenic potential of food proteins.
2002 -2004 Ph D thesis (Chemistry with emphasis in biochemistry) Subject: Design of an oral vaccine against birch pollen. (Prof. E. Jensen-Jarolim)
2001 -2001 Freelancer in the biotech-company InterCell AG, Vienna, Department for Intellectual Property and Licensing (Dr. C. Cohen)
2001 -2001 July to August, Research assistant in the Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, New York, USA (Dr. D. Miller)
1998 -2000 Research assistant in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (Prof. Hörl and Dr. G. Cohen)
1996 -2001 Master of Science (Chemistry with emphasis in biochemistry) Subject: ß-D-galactosidase grafted microparticles as bioadhesive formulation for treatment of lactase-deficiency. (Prof. F. Gabor & Prof. F. Pittner)


2018 Research Award der Firma Bencard
2013 For outstanding presentation of the poster “Acrolein: blocking antibody formation: pro-tumor, anti-allergy International Symposium of Molecular Allergology, 5-7 December 2013, Vienna, Austria
2006 Erwin-Schrödinger Fellowship Award Fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Center of Immunobiology, New York, NY, USA
2004 EAACI Exchange Research Fellowship Award
2004 Doctoral Thesis Award for Immunology, Ursula & Fritz Melchers-Award, Second prize of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2021 - Europäische Akademie für Allergologie und Klinischer Immunologie, Vorstandsmitglied der Arbeitsgruppe Immunomodulation und Ernährung
Member of the Board
2020 - AMICI, Österreichische Mikrobiom Initiative
Member of the Board
2017 - Europäische Akademie für Allergologie und Klinischer Immunologie Taskforce für Immunopharmacology
Scientific Secretary
2006 -2014 Gesellschaft für Mukosale Immunologie
2003 - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie
2003 - Europäische Akademie für Allergologie und Klinischer Immunologie

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2018 -2020 Scientific Reports: Redaktionsmitglied

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Allergy.
  • Biomolecules.
  • Cytokine.
  • Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets.
  • Food and Chemical Toxicology.
  • Future Microbiology.
  • Immunology Letters.
  • Immunotherapy.
  • International Archives of Allergy and Immunology.
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
  • Journal Of Cellular Biochemistry.
  • Journal of Functional Foods.
  • Microbiome.
  • Molecular Immunology.
  • Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.
  • Nutrients.
  • OncoTarget.
  • Phytotherapy Research.
  • PLoS One.
  • Scientific Reports.
  • Toxicology Letters.
  • World Allergy Organization Journal.
  • Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

    2020 - The Research Council of Norway - Norway

    Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

    2019 Taskforce meeting of the EAACI TIPCO, Vienna, March 29-30 2019, in Vienna
    2018 Businessmeeting Salerno of the EAACI Taskforce of Immunopharmacology, Salerno, February 24-25, 2018
    Member of organizing committee
    2018 Chair on Thematic poster sessions- laboratory validation and cancer treatment, May 28 2018, EAACI Congress 2018, Munich
    2018 Steering meeting of the EAACI Taskforce of Immunopharmacology (TIPCO), Vienna, December 10-12, 2018
    Member of organizing committee
    2018 9th Retreat of the Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, 2018, September 19
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