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Medical University of Graz

Vice-Rector for Research and International Matters

Caroline Schober-Trummler, MSc 

Curriculum Vitae

Caroline Schober-Trummler is a biochemist and molecular biologist with long-term experience in international management. She worked as marketing and change management consultant in the field of industrial minerals in the USA and China. After almost ten years in research management and national and international major research projects she became Manager of the Institute of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Graz. This position she held between 2011 and 2016. Since February 15th, 2016, Caroline Schober-Trummler is Vice-Rector for Research and International Matters at the Medical University of Graz.

Career
since 2016Vice-Rector for Research and International Matters at the Medical University of Graz
2011-2016Manager of the Institute of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Graz
2010-2016Co-leader of coordination project SFB LIPOTOX
2007-2011Project manager of FWF (Austrian Science Fund) project SFB LIPOTOX
2002-2012Project manager of major project “GOLD – Genomics of Lipid-associated disorders” in the framework of the Austrian genome research program “GEN-AU”, Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the FFG (Austrian Research Promotion Agency)
since 2002Lecturer at the University of Graz
2002-2005Senior Consultant, schoconsult GmbH, Graz Consulting company specialized in industrial minerals (USA, China, Europe)
1995-2001Assistant Market Analyst, schoconsult GmbH, Graz
Education
since 2001Doctoral Program of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology at the Institute of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Graz (currently dormant)
2000-2001Master’s thesis at the Institute of Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Graz (Prof. Rudolf Zechner)
1995-2001Diploma Program of Chemistry, University of Graz
Additional qualifications
2004Internship at University of Arkansas Medical Services/University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Subject: Project-based research management
1995Summer course at Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA
Awards
2001“Best Young Scientist” Award of the International Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms (CHRO) Committee
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