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Clarissa Schwab

Associate Professor, Head of section

EMPLOYMENT

From Jan 2022Member of the PhD committee of Biological and Chemical Engineering Section, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
From Oct 2021Head of Section Industrial Biotechnology, Biological and Chemical Engineering Section, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
May-Dec 2020External Research Adviser, Department of Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietics, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
From Apr 2020Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering, Biological and Chemical Engineering Section, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Oct 2019-Mar 2020Docent at the Department of Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietics, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Aug 2013-Aug 2019Research Associate at the Laboratory of Food Biotechnology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Jan 2011-Jul 2013Postdoctoral Fellow at the Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics Divison, University of Vienna, Austria
Nov 2007-Dec 2010Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Apr 2003-Oct 2006Research Assistant at the Department of Technical Microbiology, Technical University Munich, Germany

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

Aug 2018Habilitation and venia legendi for the teaching area ‘Functional Microbes’. Thesis title: ‘Bacteria-metabolite and chemical-metabolite interactions with impact on host intestinal health’.
Apr 2003-Oct 2006Doctorate at the Department of Technical Microbiology, Technical University Munich with Prof. Dr. Rudi Vogel. Doctoral thesis: ‘Regulation and ecological relevance of fructosyltransferases in Lactobacillus reuteri’.
Nov 1997-Mar 2003Study of the Technology and Biotechnology of Foods at the Technical University München. Diploma thesis: ‘Effects of sublethal protamine concentrations and heat on the viability and spontaneous release of surface proteins of wild-type and PrtR Listeria monocytogenes Scott’ (experimental work conducted at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada)