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Dr. Albert ZINK Professor, Institut für Mumien und den Iceman, EURAC - Europäische Akademie Bozen

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Studies of biology Ph.D. thesis, "Kindersterblichkeit im frühen Mittelalter - Morphologische und paläopathologische Ergebnisse an der Skelettserie von Altenerding, Ldkr. Erding, Bayern", Institue of Anthropology and Human Genetics, University of Munich 1998-2002 Postdoctoral position, Institute of Pathology, München (Director: Prof. Dr. U. Löhrs), research focus (DFG research grant): Identification of pathological alterations in ancient Egyptian mummies with a major interest in the molecular detection of pathogens by extracting and amplifying ancient DNA 2002-2004 University Assistant, Division of Paleopathology, Institute of Pathology, Academic- Teaching Hospital München-Bogenhausen, continuation of the DFG research grant 2004-2007 Senior Researcher, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, AG Nanobiomed (group Prof. Dr. W.M. Heckl), research area: Application of nanotechnological methods for the study of biological sample, structural and mechanical properties of collagen fibrils in normal and pathological bone tissue 2005 Habilitation (= Assoc. Professor), " Paläopathologie von Krankheiten im alten Ägypten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung molekularer Untersuchungen zur Tuberkulose", Human Biology, Faculty of Medicine since 2007 Scientific Director, Institute for Mummies and the Iceman, EURAC research, Bolzano