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Institut für Virologie
am Department für Hygiene,
Mikrobiologie und Publich Health
der Medizinischen Universität Innsbruck

Peter-Mayr-Straße 4b
A-6020 Innsbruck

Tel.: 0512/9003-71701
Fax: 0512/9003-73701
E-Mail: virologie@i-med.ac.at
CV - Dr. Zoltán Bánki


Personal Details

Born: March 26, 1972 in Budapest, Hungary
Nationality: Hungarian
Marital Status: married / 2 children
Office address: Division of Virology
Innsbruck Medical University
Peter-Mayr-Straße 4b
6020 Innsbruck
Austria
Telephone: 0043 512 9003-71722
Fax: 0043 512 9003-73701
E-mail: zoltan.banki@i-med.ac.at

Research interest

Selected publications


Education

11/2002 Ph.D. in Virology and Immunology at the Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
1999 - 2002 Study of PhD at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck Supervisors: Professor Manfred P. Dierich and Dr. Laco Kacani, Title of Thesis: Modulation of antigen presenting cell functions by soluble factors induced during immune response.
07/1999 M.Sc. in Biology at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
1994 - 1999 Study of Biology at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
1986 - 1990 High School in Budapest, Hungary


Professional positions

since 09/2013 University Assistant at the Division of Virology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.
09/2013- 08/2014 Postdoctoral position in Professor Paul Klenerman’s group at the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, NDM, University of Oxford, UK.
08/ 2010- 08/2013
Postdoctoral position in Professor Heribert Stoiber’s group at the Division of Virology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.
01/2008 - 02/2008 Visiting scientist at the Laboratory of Persistent Viral diseases, Retroviral Immunology Section, NIAID, Hamilton, MT, USA
07/2007 - 2010 University Assistant at the Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
2004 - 2007 Postdoctoral position at the Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social
Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
2002-2003

Postdoctoral position at the Institute of Hygiene and Social Medicine, Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck, Austria in a research project supported by a grant from FWF (PI: Professor Manfred P. Dierich, P14661).

Title of the project: Complement-dependent deposition of HIV in lymphoid tissues.

Fellowships

09/2013-08/2014 Erwin Schrödinger postdoctoral fellowship in Professor Paul Klenerman’s group at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK supported by FWF (J3484). Title of the project: Memory T cell inflation in CMV infection.

Grants

since 03/2016 Co-applicant in a research project of Professor Stoiber supported by a grant from FWF (Project Nr.: I2550): “Complement and regulatory T cells”
09/2009-12/2012 PI in a research project supported by a grant from FWF (Project Nr.: P21508): “Improving antigen presentation of dendritic cells by targeting antigens to complement- and/or Fcγ-receptors”
07/2007-06/2009 PI in a research project supported by a grant from MFI (Medizinische Forschungsförderung Innsbruck, Project Nr.: MFI 6400): “Role of complement for the induction of T cell responses upon retroviral infection”



Awards

09/2013-08/2014 Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship at the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, EMD, NDM, University of Oxford
1999 3rd price in Section Molecularbiology at the XXIV. OTDK Congress, Debrecen, Hungary






Work Experience


08/2014 “Animal Management and Welfare Course, Mouse, Modules 1-3” at the University of Oxford, UK (FELASA accredited, FELASA B, Maus)
03/2008 “Basic training on flow cytometry with FACSCantoTM II” at the Becton Dickinson GmBH, Heidelberg, Germany
04/2006 "15th special-training on experimental working with laboratory animals" at the
Central Animal Facility, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria


Carrier-related activies

since 2016 Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Virology
2012-2014 Member of the Editorial Board of ISRN AIDS
acting as a reviewer PLoS Pathogens, PLoS One, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Virology, AIDS


Memberships in scientific societies

  • Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology (ÖGAI)
  • Hungarian Society for Immunology (MIT)

International cooperation partners


since 2014
Professor Paul Klenerman ath the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
since 2012 Professor Admar Verschoor at the Institute for Systemic Inflammation, University of Lübeck, Germany
since 2007 Prof. Ulf Dittmer at the Institute of Virology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany