Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hubert Schwelberger

Wissenschaftler

Head of Molecular Biology Laboratory of VTT

E-mail
hubert.schwelberger@i-med.ac.at
Website
https://www.i-med.ac.at/tx-research/forschung/agschwelberger/
Birth date
17.05.1962
Nationality
Austria
Family status
married

University Degree(s)

1985
Graduate engineer at the Technical University of Graz, diploma thesis on "Phospholipid transfer in yeast"
1988
Doctor of Technical Sciences (PhD) at the TU Graz and thesis on "Cloning, sequencing, disruption, and over-expression of the structural gene of aldolase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

Professional Development

1986
1988
Contract assistant at the Institute of Biochemistry of the TU Graz
1989
1991
Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, USA on “Initiation of protein synthesis in eukaryotic cells”
1992
2002
University assistant in the laboratory for theoretical surgery of the II. university hospital for surgery of the University of Innsbruck
2002
Habilitation in molecular biology at the University of Innsbruck on "Structure and function of diamine oxidase
2003
2007
University lecturer in the laboratory for theoretical surgery at the University Clinic for General and Transplant Surgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck
2008
University lecturer and head of the Molecular Biology Laboratory of the University Clinic for Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck

Research Emphasis

Molecular and cell biology of yeast
Regulation of gene expression and protein biosynthesis
Structure and function of amine oxidases
Histamine and polyamine metabolism
Histamine intolerance and food allergy
Inflammatory and neoplastic intestinal diseases
Tumor biology, carcinogenesis, apoptosis
Ischemia/reperfusion injury in solid organ transplantation

Publications

79 original papers, 2 reviews, 10 book contributions, over 200 lectures at scientific conferences