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KATHARINA SCHWARZ, MSc

KATHARINA SCHWARZ, MSc

Summary

Dedicated biotechnologist driven by curiosity and a desire to make a difference in research. My academic journey introduced me to epigenetics, stem cell research, and immunology, providing a versatile skill set. I thrive on challenges, enjoy planning experiments, love to expand my knowledge, and constantly seek solutions. Moreover, I appreciate sharing project insights with colleagues to discover innovative approaches.

Overview

4
4
years of professional experience

Work History

PhD Student

University Clinic Of Dentistry, Medical University
2024.01 - Current
  • Department: Competence Center for Periodontal Research
  • PhD thesis project titel: Immunomodulation of dental-derived mesenchymal stem/ stromal cells in a 3D model

Graduate Research Assistant (Master's Thesis)

University Clinic Of Dentistry, Medical University
2022.02 - 2023.03
  • Department: Competence Centre Periodontal Research
  • Cell isolation ((CD146+/-) hPDLSCs, CD4+ T cells)
  • Cell cultivation (hPDLSC, CD4+ T cells, HUVEC, THP-1)
  • Analysis (flow cytometry, qPCR, ELISA, multiplexing)
  • Statistical analysis (FCS Express, Excel, SPSS)
  • Training of dental diploma students
  • Writing of Master thesis: Differences in the immunosuppressive effects of human periodontal ligament derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells on CD4+ T cells depend on CD146 expression levels

Biologist for PCR-COVID Laboratory

Lifebrain PCR-COVID-19-laboratory
2020.12 - 2022.01
  • Extracting RNA
  • Performing qPCR
  • Validating results
  • Working with GLIMS software

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Bachelor's thesis)

Medical University of Vienna, Centre for Anatomy and Cell Biology
2020.01 - 2020.05
  • Cell cultivation (NHEK/SVTERT3-5)
  • Analysis (Western Blot, IHC, PCR)
  • Writing of Bachelor thesis: The regulatory role of class 1 histone deacetylases in human keratinocytes

Education

Master of Science in Natural Sciences (MSc) - Molecular Biotechnology

University of Applied Life Sciences, FH Campus Wien
Vienna
12.2023

Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences (BSc) - Molecular Biotechnology

University of Applied Life Sciences, FH Campus Wien
Vienna
08.2020

Matura (Secondary School Graduation) -

BG, BRG, BORG Polgarstraße 22
1220 Vienna, Austria
07.2017

Skills

  • Lab Work
  • Organizational skills
  • Experimental Design
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Presentations
  • Statistical software proficiency
  • Microsoft Office
  • Advising students

References

  • Assoc.Prof. Priv.Doz. Dr. Oleh Andrukhov, oleh.andrukhov@meduniwien.ac.at
  • Priv.-Doz. Christian Behm, PhD, christian.behm@meduniwien.ac.at
  • Bernhard Woldrich, MSc, +43 664 75041489

Hobbies

  • In my spare time you can find me in nature playing with my energetic dog
  • After a stressful day I de-stress by working out at the fitness centre
  • Cooking or baking while listening to music or my favourite true crime podcast brings me joy

Timeline

PhD Student

University Clinic Of Dentistry, Medical University
2024.01 - Current

Graduate Research Assistant (Master's Thesis)

University Clinic Of Dentistry, Medical University
2022.02 - 2023.03

Biologist for PCR-COVID Laboratory

Lifebrain PCR-COVID-19-laboratory
2020.12 - 2022.01

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Bachelor's thesis)

Medical University of Vienna, Centre for Anatomy and Cell Biology
2020.01 - 2020.05

Master of Science in Natural Sciences (MSc) - Molecular Biotechnology

University of Applied Life Sciences, FH Campus Wien

Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences (BSc) - Molecular Biotechnology

University of Applied Life Sciences, FH Campus Wien

Matura (Secondary School Graduation) -

BG, BRG, BORG Polgarstraße 22
KATHARINA SCHWARZ, MSc