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Dr. med.vet. Martin WAGNER Professor and Head, Institute of Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna; Scientific Diretor, FFoQSI - Austrian Competence Centre for Feed and Food Quality, Safety and Innovation; Vienna

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1981-1989 Studies, Veterinary Science, University for Veterinary Medicine Vienna
1991-1993 Doctoral Thesis, Institute for Animal Genetics
1992-1993 Employee, Christian Boltzmann Institute for Immune- and Cytogenetics
1993-1998 Assistant, Institute for Milk Hygiene
1998-1999 Research fellow, Institute for Microbiology, Würzburg
1999-2000 Research fellow, Complutense University Madrid
2000 Docent, Food Hygiene
2000 Associate Professor, Food Hygiene
2000-2008 Coordinator, working group Molecular Food Microbiology
2000-2005 Vice Chair, Institute for Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science
since 2003 Diplomat of "European College of Veterinary Public Health"
2006-2013 Head, Christian Doppler-Laboratory for Molecular Food Analytics
since 2008 Member Codex Alimentarius Austriacus
since 2008 Full Professor, Molecular Food Microbiology, Veterinary University of Vienna
since 2008 Head, Institute for Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science
2010-2013 Coordinator, K Project Preventive Veterinary Medicine
2014-2017 Coordinator, K Project Advancement of Dairying in Austria
2017 Scientific Director, K1 Centre Feed and Food Safety, Quality and Innovation

Memberships

Member of the "Ausbildungsbeirat" of the Austrian Ministry for Health, Woman Affairs and Youth, 2006
Member of the Plenum of the Codex Alimentarius Austriacus, 2007
Member of the EFSA expert group on Listeria monocytogenes, 2008
Advisor of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, 2009

Publications

Rossmanith P., Röder B., Frühwirth K., Vogl C., Wagner M.: Mechanisms of degradation of DNA standards for calibration function during storage, 2011
Rossmanith P., Mester P., Fruehwirth K., Fuchs S., Wagner M.: A proof of concept for a novel generation of cellular controls in quantitative molecular pathogen detection, 2011
Rossmanith P., Wagner M.: Quantitative aspects in Poisson distribution based analysis of single copy amplification in real-time PCR: Validation of the validation. J Food Prot. In press. 2011
Fruehwirth K., Fuchs S., Mester P., Wagner M., Rossmanith P.: Cloning and characterization of a prfA Listeria monocytogenes strain containing an artificial single copy genomic internal amplification control (IAC), 2011

Awards

Hygiene-Prize of the Austrian Society for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, 2000
Most successful researcher regarding acquisition of funds at University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, 2005, 2015, 2016
Inventor of the Year at University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, 2010
Nominated Austrian Scientist of the Year, 2016