Teresa

Education and Training

2013 - 2016
  • principle investigator project "HDL: Heat Dissipation Limitation or hot hamsters during lactation?", funded by FWF, P 26246-B 16
Since July 2013
  • Part-time teaching fellow (20%) at University of Aberdeen, UK
Since August 2012
  • Chinese Academy of Science fellow in Beijing, China
2011 - 2014
  • principle investigator project " Life and death: thermogenesis, metabolism and membranes", funded by FWF, V 197-B17.
2011
  • Research stay and project on "limits to sustained metabolic rate" in MF1 mice in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (visiting honorary scientist at IBES 2011-2014).
2010 - 2011
  • principle investigator project "Membrane composition in the long-lived Ames dwarf mouse", funded by FWF, P 22323-B17.
June 2009
  • Participant in the NIA sponsored 17th Annual Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research, Buck Institute for Age Research, Novato, CA.
August 2008
  • Student Summer Course "Molecular Biology of Aging", Woods Hole, MA
Since March 2008
  • Principle Investigator: project "Uncoupled respiration, metabolic stability and lifespan" funded by FWF, T- 376 B17, Veterinary University Vienna, Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology
2005 - Feb. 2008
  • Project Assistant at Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Veterinary University Vienna
    Title of the project: "Physiological limits to energy turnover in mammals: the case of the European brown hare (Lepus europaeus)", funded by FWF, P-17794-B06.
2002 - Apr. 2007
  • PhD in Zoology, University of Vienna, Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Veterinary University Vienna, cum laude
    Final dissertation: "Membrane Fatty Acid Composition in mammals- cold adaptation, metabolic rate, lifespan"
2002
  • M.Sc. in Zoology, University of Vienna
My dog Pino

"Pino"
Teresa´s companion from 1997-2011

Awards and fellowships


2013: Academy of Sciences Fellowship for young Visiting International Scientists (CAS)- extension

2011: Academy of Sciences Fellowship for young Visiting International Scientists (CAS)

2011: Most successful young scientist at Veterinary University Vienna in acquiring third- party funds

2010: Elise Richter fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

2009: President´s Medallist of the Society of Experimental Biology (Education and Public Affairs Section)

2008: Most successful young scientist at Veterinary University Vienna in acquiring third- party funds

2008: Hertha Firnberg Fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund(FWF)

2002: Achievement scholarship for Msc. in biology