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                          Wetzels, Stefanie, PhD.
Institute of Food Safety, Food Technology and Veterinary Public Health, Unit of Food Microbiology
Head of the Working Group
Veterinärplatz 1
1210 Wien

This researcher is no longer associated with Vetmeduni Vienna.


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Curr. Vitae

2017 -2019 External Lecturer at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Graduate level Microbiome Research)
2017 -2021 Lead Researcher (Post-Doc) for the Austrian Competence Centre for Feed and Food Quality Safety and Innovation (FFoQSI), reseach focus: The red value chain – scientific innovations for animal derived food
2016 -2020 Postdoc, Institute for Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
2013 -2016 PhD Thesis, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
2006 -2013 Diploma studies in Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria


2020 Cayman’s Women in Research grant
2018 Research Grant 2018 - Farmers Association of Lower Austria
2017 H. Wilhelm Schaumann Foundation - PhD Thesis Award
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2016 Best poster presentation award; ÖGHMP Poster Award 2016
2016 Best poster award of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna; category "Usable and Innovative" (3rd prize)
2016 ULV Young Scientist Award
2016 Scholarship for academic excellence
2016 Best poster award of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna; category "Scientific Committee" (3rd prize);
2016 Bright Sparks Grant
2015 Scholarship for academic excellence
2010 Joint-Study scholarship

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
2017 - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Präventivmedizin (ÖGHMP)
2016 - UniversitätslehrerInnenverband (ULV) der Vetmeduni Vienna
2016 - International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)
2016 -2017 European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN)

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Anaerobe.
  • Food Microbiology.
  • Frontiers In Microbiology.
  • MicrobiologyOpen.
  • Scientific Reports.
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