Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Erich Gnaiger

Wissenschaftler

E-mail
erich.gnaiger@i-med.ac.at
Website
http://www.bioblast.at/index.php/OROBOROS_Company
Nationality
Austria
Family status
married

University Degree(s)

1974
1980
University of Innsbruck, graduate, zoophysiology, limnology and biochemistry. Ph.D. thesis: Direct calorimetry and bioenergetics: aerobic and anoxic metabolism in aquatic oligochaetes. Dept. Zoology, University of Innsbruck

Professional Development

1970
1974
University of Vienna, undergraduate, zoology and biochemistry
1974
1980
Austrian Science Foundation research assistant, Dept. Zool., University of Innsbruck
1980
1981
Lecturer, Dept. Zool., University of Innsbruck
1980
1981
Austrian Science Foundation FWF, postdoctoral associate, Dept. Zool., University of Innsbruck
1982
1983
Postdoctoral position, Inst. Marine Environ. Research, Plymouth, UK
1984
1985
Research Assistant and Lecturer, Dept. Zool., University of Innsbruck
1985
Habilitation: Stoichiometric and calorimetric principles of aerobic and anaerobic energy budgets and thermodynamic optimization in metabolic economy: Rate and power, versus efficiency. Department of Zoology, University of Innsbruck
1985
1992
Research Assistant Professor, Deparment of Zoology, University of Innsbruck
1986
1988
FWF Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship (USA)
1989
1992
Research position, Austrian Science Foundation FWF and FFF
1992
1999
Honorary Fellow, Dept. Biol. Sci., Univ. Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
1999
Honorary Professor, Dept. Biol. Sci., Univ. Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
1993
2005
Cooperation with Univ.-Prof. Dr. R. Margreiter, initiating and leading the D. Swarovski Research Laboratory associated with the Department of Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck
1993
Ao. Univ.-Prof.; Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck

Research Emphasis

Mitochondrial physiology
Bioenergetics
Biological thermodynamics

Prizes and Awards

1999
Honorary Professor, Dept. Biol. Sci., Univ. Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
2003
Lavoisier award of the International Society of Biological Microcalorimetry (Würzburg, DE, Oct. 2003)
Houska Prize (Vienna Austria) - the largest endowed research award in Austria