Institute of Applied Physics - Biophysics
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Gerhard Schütz

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Research Interest

Developing and applying single molecule spectroscopy and imaging methods for the in vivo analysis of plasma membrane proteins and lipids.

Understanding the functional role of plasma membrane nanostructures.

Molecular mechanism of early T cell signaling.

 

Scientific and Professional Background

1988-1995Study of Technical Physics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
1995Master Degree “Studies of the dynamics of single membrane constituents using fluorescence microscopy"
1997PhD with “Single Molecule Optical Microscopy: Applications to Biosystems”
1997-2001Postdoctoral fellow at the Biophysics Institute, Johannes Kepler University Linz
2001-2004University Assistant at the Biophysics Institute, Johannes Kepler University Linz
2004Venia Docendi (Habilitation) in Biophysics, Johannes Kepler University Linz
2004-2011Associate Professor at the Biophysics Institute, Johannes Kepler University Linz
since 2011Full Professor at the Institute of Applied Physics, Vienna University of Technology

 

Honors

Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Award, 2001

Upper-Austrian Award for Young Scientists, 2003

START-Award, 2004

 

Memberships

Junge Kurie of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ÖGMBT): board member

Austrian Biophysical Society (ÖBG): vice president (2010-2013); president (2013-2015)

Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG)

American Biophysical Society

BIOINTERFACE network at TU Wien

 

Publications

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