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Cornelia Speth

Cornelia SPETH
Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag.Dr.rer.nat.

Tel.: +43 (0)512 9003-70705
E-Mail: Cornelia.Speth@i-med.ac.at


Biographical sketch

Biology studies at the University of Konstanz, Germany, Diploma in Biology – PhD in Biology, Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Munich, Germany – Postdoctoral position at the GSF, Institute of Molecular Virology, Munich, Germany – University assistant at the Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck – Associate Professor for Hygiene and Microbiology, Medical University Innsbruck – HIV research – Medical Mycology – Innate Immunity – Complement system, platelets


Current Position
Associate Professor at the Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology

Research Interests


Education

1992 PhD in Biology (Cell Biology), Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
1988 Diploma in Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany
1982 Degree from High School, Merzig, Germany



Career History

1992 - 1996 Postdoctoral position at the GSF - Institute of Molecular Virology,
Munich, Germany
1996 - 2003 University assistant at the Department of Hygiene, Microbiology
and Social Medicine, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
since 2003 Associate Professor for Hygiene and Microbiology, Division of
Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Innsbruck

 

Projects

P 9374 Oesterreichische Nationalbank Anniversary Fund
Mechanisms of cerebral complement induction
by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
OeNB 2002-2004

P 15375 FWF Stand alone
Cerebral complement activation in AIDS
OeNB 2002-2005

P 11944 Oesterreichische Nationalbank Anniversary Fund

Mycotoxins in cerebral aspergillosis
  2006-2009

Astellas
Echinocandins in invasive aspergillosis
   


P 26117 FWF Stand alone
Platelets and complement in fungal infections

FWF 2014-2018
Fungal DyDysbiosis in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Progression – The crosstalk
with tumor microenvironment and its clinical implication
Salzner-Stiftung


2021-2023


 

Awards

pfeil-klein.jpg Speakers award 2014 of the Austrian Society of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine



Publications

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Other activities

1997 - 2003 General secretary of the European Complement Network (ECN)
since 2001 Board member of the Austrian Society of Medical Mycology
(cashier from 2001-2012, vice president 2013-2014, president
since 2014)
since 2008 Erasmus program coordinator of the Medical University of Innsbruck
2012 - 2016 ÖGAI Board member
since 2013 Member of the editorial board of “Virulence” journal (Taylor & Francis)

 

Teaching

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