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Astrid Mayr

Astrid MAYR logo-CD-Ges
PD Mag.Dr.rer.nat.

Tel.: +43 (0)512 9003-70727
E-Mail: astrid.mayr@i-med.ac.at


Biographical sketch

Studies of biology/microbiology at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck/Austria – Master of Science and Doctoral Thesis in Microbiology – Deputy Head of the Hospital Hygiene, Technical- and Environmental Hygiene at the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology


Current Position

Deputy Head of the Hospital Hygiene, Technical - and Environmental Hygiene at the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology


Research Interests

Epidemiology, analysis, prevention and detection of nosocomial infections and resistance development - The role of the hospital environment concerning transmission of nosocomial infections - Evaluation of the efficacy of antimicrobial textiles and porous materials against nosocomial pathogens


Education

2002 Graduation Dr.rer.nat.: Thesis: Evidence of antifungal activity of 5-hydroxytryptamine of the human defence system: molecular mode of action and antimycotic activity, Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Innsbruck Medical University
1999 Graduation Master of Science
1992-1999 Studies of biology/microbiology at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck


Career History

since 2015 Collaboration in the Christian Doppler Laboratory for invasive fungal infections: avoid, find, treat
since 2010 Deputy Head of the Hospital Hygiene, Technical- and Environmental Hygiene at the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology
since 2000 Collaborator/Postdoc position at the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Hospital Hygiene, Technical- and Environmental Hygiene

 

Publications

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Other activities

2012 Treasurer of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology

 

Teaching

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