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Aline Lamien-Meda

Postdoc Researcher
Vienna,Austria

Summary

Skilled Postdoctoral Research Fellow focused on parasitology diagnostic research. Bringing experience in both self-directed and support research capacities, as well as PhD degree in biology, biochemistry and molecular diagnostic of neglected parasitic diseases such as malaria and gastro-intestinal parasites.

Experienced Postdoctoral Research Fellow adept at developing, executing and evaluating high-quality research into molecular parasitology. Recently completed certificate in malaria control and elimination at Broad Institute and Harvard.

Passionate individual skilled in experimental design, execution and results tracking for field research activities and studies. Monitored writing, developing and coordinating research projects.

Self-directed and motivated professional with highly-ethical, meticulous and thorough approach.

Overview

16
16
years of professional experience
5
5
years of post-secondary education
3
3
Languages

Work History

Postdoc Researcher

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna , Austria
2016.02 - Current

· Conducted five (5) years research in molecular diagnostic research of neglected parasitic diseases such as malaria and gastro-intestinal parasites.

· Wrote and published peer-reviewed articles concerning findings and highlighted possible applications for findings.

· Successfully completed and received passing grade in PH425x: MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe.

· Conducted independent research within molecular diagnostics of human parasites diseases.

Malaria Research Project Coordinator

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
Vienna , Austria
2012.09 - 2015.12
  • Adhered to budget requirements with excellent planning and consistent expense monitoring.
  • Maintained open communication by presenting regular updates on project status to customers.
  • Built successful project plans covering objectives, resources and staffing to meet schedules.
  • Scheduled and facilitated meetings between project stakeholders to discuss deliverables, schedules and conflicts.
  • Tracked project and team member performance closely to quickly intervene in mistakes or delays.
  • Published two (2) research papers project data and also the final report.

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
Vienna , Austria
2007.08 - 2010.06
  • Elaborated and completed research on natural product and plant compounds characterization, isolation, and identification using different analytical methods.
  • Published more than 35 manuscripts and presented findings at major ten (10) international conferences.
  • Wrote and published peer-reviewed articles concerning findings and highlighted possible applications for findings.
  • Conducted independent phytochemical research and development to attain short and long-term objectives.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to gather research and publish findings.

Project Coordinator

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou , Burkina Faso
2003.06 - 2007.06
  • Wrote, managed and executed two (2) successive academic research projects for PhD thesis.
  • Tracked hours and expenses to keep project on task and within budgetary parameters.
  • Wrote and published three (3) research papers with projects data.

Education

Associate of Science - PH425x: MalariaX: Defeating Malaria From The Genes

Harvard
HarvardX, Online
2017.08 - 2018.01

Associate of Science - Broad-Harvard Malaria Barcode Workshop

Broad Institute
Boston/Cambridge MA, USA
2016.06 - 2016.06

Ph.D. - Biochemistry And Natural Compounds Chemistry

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2000.10 - 2005.02

Skills

Proficient in molecular diagnostics

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Languages

French

English

German

Selected Publications

1. Schneider R, Lamien-Meda A, Auer H, Wiedermann-Schmidt U, Chiodini PL, Walochnik J.(2021). Validation of a novel FRET real-time PCR assay for simultaneous quantitative detection and discrimination of human Plasmodium parasites. PLoS One. 4;16(6):e0252887. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252887. PMID: 34086817; PMCID: PMC8177637.

2. Lamien-Meda, A., Fuehrer, HP., Leitsch, D. et al. A powerful qPCR-high resolution melting assay with taqman probe in Plasmodium species differentiation. Malar J 20, 121 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-03662-w

3. Lamien-Meda, A., Schneider, R., Walochnik, J., Auer, H., Wiedermann, U., & Leitsch, D. (2020). A novel 5-Plex qPCR-HRM assay detecting human diarrheal parasites. Gut Pathogens, 12(1), 1-9.

4. Lamien-Meda, A., & Leitsch, D. (2020). Identification of the NADH-oxidase gene in Trichomonas vaginalis. Parasitology research, 119(2), 683-686.

5. Lamien-Meda, A., Fuehrer, H. P., & Noedl, H. (2019). Novel high resolution melting (HRM) and snapback assays for simultaneous detection and differentiation of Plasmodium ovale spp. Acta tropica, 192, 75-81.

6. Lamien-Meda, A., Fuehrer, H. P., & Noedl, H. (2019). Data on High Resolution Melting (HRM) and phylogenetic analysis of P. ovale wallikeri and P. ovale curtisi. Data in brief, 24, 103937.

7. Lamien-Meda, A., Kiendrebeogo, M., Compaoré, M., Meda N.T.R., Bacher, M., Koenig, K., Pacher, T., Fuehrer, H.-P., Noedl, H., Willcox, M., Novak, J. Quality assessment and antiplasmodial activity of West African Cochlospermum species (2015). Phytochemistry, 119, 51-61.

8. Lamien-Meda A., Nell M., Lohwasser U., Börner, A., Franz C., Novak J. (2010) Investigation of antioxidant and Rosmarinic acid variation in the sage collection of the Genbank in Gatersleben. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58, 3813–3819.

9. Lamien-Meda A., Lukas B., Schmiderer C., Franz C., Novak J. (2009). Validation of a quantitative assay of arbutin using GC/MS in Origanum majorana and Arctostaphylos uva-ursi extracts. Phytochemical Analysis, 20, 416–420.

10. Lamien-Meda A., Schmiderer C., Lohwasser U., Börner, A., Franz C., Novak J. (2010). Variability of the essential oil composition in the sage collection of the Genebank Gatersleben: A new viridiflorol chemotype. Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 25, 75-82.

11. Lamien-Meda A., Lamien C.E., Compaoré M.M.Y., Meda R.N.T., Kiendrebeogo K., Boukaré Z., Millogo J.F., Nacoulma O.G. (2008). Polyphenol content and antioxidant activity of fourteen wild edible fruits from Burkina Faso. Molecules, 13, 581-594.

12. Lamien-Meda A., Zitterl K., Fuchs H., Franz C. (2008). Traceability of secondary metabolites in Eucalyptus and Fagus wood derived pulp and fiber. Natural Product Communications, 3, 2089-2093.

13. Meda, A., Lamien, C.E., Romito, M., Millogo, J. & Nacoulma O.G. (2005). Determination of total phenolic, flavonoid and proline contents in Burkina Fasan honey, as well as their scavenging activity. Food Chemistry, 91, 571-577.

Timeline

Associate of Science - PH425x: MalariaX: Defeating Malaria From The Genes

Harvard
2017.08 - 2018.01

Associate of Science - Broad-Harvard Malaria Barcode Workshop

Broad Institute
2016.06 - 2016.06

Postdoc Researcher

Medical University of Vienna
2016.02 - Current

Malaria Research Project Coordinator

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
2012.09 - 2015.12

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
2007.08 - 2010.06

Project Coordinator

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2003.06 - 2007.06

Ph.D. - Biochemistry And Natural Compounds Chemistry

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2000.10 - 2005.02
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