Theses


Doctoral theses performed in the Lab of Fatima Ferreira

 
Amin Kraiem: Modulation of birch pollen-induced immune responses by cytokine-mimetic proteins and silica-particles. (ongoing), University of Salzburg

Lisa Pointner: The molecular interaction between allergenic pollen and Interleukin 4 signalling leading to allergic sensitization(ongoing), University of Salzburg
Olivia McKenna: The birch pollen matrix and interactions with the innate immune system (2016-2019), University of Salzburg
Sara Huber: Mapping antibody profiles of Bet v 1 and associated food allergens during allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT), (2013 – 2019), University of Salzburg.
Eduardo Santos da Silva: Engineering of Blomia tropicalis allergens, (2016-2018), Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Juan Ricardo Urrego Alvarez: Cloning and expression of Blomia tropicalis allergens, 2013 – 2017), Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.
Sabrina Wildner: Structural features of biologics: Characterization of allergen molecules and biopharmaceuticals, (2013 – 2018), University of Salzburg
Lorenz Aglas: Intrinsic properties of the Bet v 1 fold: impact on immunogenicity and allergenicity, (2013 – 2017), University of Salzburg
Martin Wolf: Amb a 1 isoforms: the non-equal siblings, (2012 – 2017), University of Salzburg
Isabel Maria Pablos O’Campo: Physicochemical and immunological characterization of the relevant inhalant allergens in Europe and India, (2012 – 2017), University of Salzburg
Teresa Stemeseder: Molecular IgE profiling and evaluation of disease-influencing factors in allergy, (2013 – 2016), University of Salzburg
Stephanie Eichhorn: Novel molecular diagnostics and therapeutics for food and weed pollen allergy (2013 – 2016), University of Salzburg
Heidi Hofer: Destroying IgE-binding while preserving immunogenicity: the new roadmap to develop safe and efficacious allergy vaccines (2012 – 2016), University of Salzburg
Markus Steiner: Characterization of the non-anaphylactic activation of diclofenac on whole blood-derived human basophils (2011 – 2015), University of Salzburg
Anargyros Roulias: Structural manipulations of Bet v 1 homologues and the impact on their immune properties. PhD-Thesis (2008-2014), University of Salzburg
Eva Vejvar: Identification and molecular characterization of novel plant food and pollen allergens and their impact on IgE cross-reactivity. PhD-Thesis (2010-2013), University of Salzburg
Claudia Asam: Uncovering allergy-eliciting intrinsic properties of pollen allergens. PhD-Thesis (2010- 2013), University of Salzburg
Ulrike Pichler: Development of novel tools for allergy diagnosis and therapy. PhD-Thesis (2010-2013), University of Salzburg
Andrea Harrer: Mechanistic investigation of systemic hypersensitivity caused by the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac. PhD-Thesis (2006-2009), University of Salzburg
Michael Hauser: Creation of a pollen hybrid for immunotherapy of birch and associated pollen allergies. PhD-Thesis (2006-2009), University of Salzburg
Matthias Egger: A study on processing of the Artemisia vulgaris pollen major allergen Art v 1 by human antigen presenting cells. PhD-Thesis (2004-2008), University of Salzburg
Sonja Mutschlechner: Characterization of naturally processed and presented peptides of Bet v 1, the major allergen from birch pollen. PhD-Thesis (2004-2008), University of Salzburg
Gabriele Gadermaier: Hypoallergenic variants of Art v 1, the major mugwort pollen allergen: possible candidate molecules for treatment of type I allergy. PhD-Thesis (2001-2005), University of Salzburg
Gudrun Hubinger: Amb a 1 and its homologous 40.9 kDa allergen in mugwort pollen. PhD-Thesis (2002-2005), University of Salzburg
Michael Wallner: Expression and characterization of Bet v 1 variants created by gene shuffling. PhD-Thesis (2002-2004), University of Salzburg
Petra Gruber: Production of recombinant single-chain Fv antibody fragments specific for the hydroxyproline-rich domain of natural Art v 1 by phage-display. PhD-Thesis (2002-2004), University of Salzburg
Azra Dedic: Isoforms of Art v 1, the major mugwort pollen allergen. PhD-Thesis (2001-2004), University of Salzburg
Nicole Wopfner: Cross-reactive allergens in pollen from weeds. PhD-Thesis (1999-2003), University of Salzburg
Martin Himly: Biochemical and immunological investigations of atopic and nonatopic allergens. PhD-Thesis (1997-2001), University of Salzburg


 

Diploma/Master theses performed in the Lab of Fatima Ferreira

Hannah Lena Widauer: Working title in German: Vergleich von Biomarkern in Plasma- und Speichelproben von Ausdauersportlern (ongoing), University of Salzburg
Markus Klotz: Working title in German: Einfluss von Pollen auf die Stimulation von murinen Epithelzellen und TLR4 Aktivierung (ongoing), University of Salzburg
Glorismer Peña-Castellanos: Working title in German: Epigenetische Regulierung im Zuge der Birkenpollen Allergen-spezifischen Immunotherapie (ongoing), University of Salzburg.
Charlotte Sophie Christoffel: Working title in German: Optimierung der MHC-Klasse-II-abhängigen Restimulation von T-Zellen zur Ermittlung von TCR (ongoing), University of Salzburg
Maria Antonia Stigler: Working title in German: Die Interaktion von Allergenen und allergenen Quellen mit basophilen, dendritischen und Epithelzellen (ongoing), University of Salzburg
Elena Scheidhammer: Production and detailed immunological characterization of Amb a 11, the second major allergen from ragweed pollen (ongoing), University of Salzburg
Laura Ruspeckhofer: Detailed biochemical characterization of natural and recombinant pectate lyase allergens (2020-2021), University of Salzburg.
Amin Kraiem: Immunomodulatory effects of aqueous birch pollen extracts on dendritic cells and their modulation by IL10 and TGF-β1 mimetic peptides (2020-2021), University of Salzburg
Mario Wenger: Cytokin- und Immunglobulin-Profiling von Nasensekreten und Seren allergischer Patienten im Rahmen einer klinischen AIT-Studie mit Birkenpollen (2020-2021), University of Salzburg
Fabian Richter: The Role of IL-4 signaling in innate immune cells (2020-2021), University of Salzburg
Lorenz Spechtenhauser: Regulatory interactions in T cell priming following maternal helminth infection (2020-2021), Technical University Munich
Michael Thaler: Komponenten des Birken Pollen Extraktes in der TLR vermittelten Interaktion mit dem Immunsystem (2019-2020), University of Salzburg
Anna Carina Kals: Recombinant production and characterization of hypoallergenic variants of Der p 2 and Blo t 2 as vaccine candidates for immunotherapy (2018-2019), University of Salzburg.
Michael Wiederstein: NMR spectrometry reveals differences in the metabolic fingerprint between commercially available birch pollen and pollen harvested from individual Austrian/German birch trees (Betula verrucosa) (2018-2020), University of Salzburg
Despina Giorgiadou: Purification and characterization of truncated variants of the ragweed allergen Amb a 1 (2018-2019), University of Salzburg
Melanie Grün: Induktion von kreuzreaktiven Antikörpern durch ein hypoallergenes Vakzin für die Therapie von Birkenpollenallergie und assoziierte Nahrungsmittelallergien (2017-2018), University of Salzburg.
Tamara Weidinger: Production and in depth characterization of major inhalant allergens and derivatives thereof (2016-2017), University of Salzburg
Maria Alejandra Parigiani: Novel strategies in allergy vaccine design. Diploma-Thesis (2014-2015), University of Salzburg
Bianca Kastner: Cloning of Humulus japonicus pollen allergens and purification and characterization of the Periplaneta americana allergen Per a 1. Diploma-Thesis(2014-2015), University of Salzburg
Bettina Schweidler: Purification and characterization of the Periplaneta americana allergen Per a 3 and analysis of exposure and sensitization to indoor allergens in different Austrian regions. Diploma-Thesis(2014-2015), University of Salzburg
Christine Kapfhammer: Relevance and IgE cross-reactivity of mugwort pollen allergen for chestnut sensitized patients. Diploma-Thesis (2012-2013), University of Salzburg
Lorenz Aglas: Recombinant production and protein purification of the major allergen of Cupressus arizonica (cypress) Cup a 1 and development of a hypoallergenic variant of Cup a 1. Diploma-Thesis (2012-2013), University of Salzburg
Milijana Roljic: Development and optimization of a surface modification technique for polymeric DNA and protein microarrays and production of a defensin-like protein from ragweed pollen. Diploma-Thesis (2012-2013), University of Salzburg
Astrid Haab: Generation and Characterization of Bet v 1 Variant Proteins. Diploma-Thesis (2012-2013), University of Salzburg
Heidi Hofer: Generation of safe and efficacious allergy vaccines. Diploma-Thesis (2011-2012), University of Salzburg
Angelika Hörschläger: Development of a hypoallergenic Pru p 3 variant and investigation of chestnut as cross-reactive allergen source. Diploma-Thesis (2011-2012), University of Salzburg
Stephanie Eichhorn: Generation of new candidate molecules for treatment of LTP-related food allergy and Plantago lanceolata: an important sensitizer for summer pollinosis. Diploma-Thesis (2011-2012), University of Salzburg
Andreas Koller: Development and validation of polymer biochips for DNA and protein microarray applications. Diploma-Thesis (2011-2012), University of Salzburg
Barbara Hainz: Identifizierung neuer Allergene im Pollen von Plantago lanceolata (Spitzwegerich) und Corylus avellana (Hasel). Diploma-Thesis (2011-2012), University of Salzburg
Roland Lasshofer: Recombinant production and immunological characterization of Artemisia vulgaris and Ambrosia artemisiifolia pollen allergens by ELISA. Diploma-Thesis (2010-2011), University of Salzburg
Alexander Jürets: In vitro endo-/lysosomal proteolysis and antigen uptake of recombinant allergens. Diploma-Thesis (2010-2011), University of Salzburg
Martin Wolf: Purification and detailed characterization of natural pectate lyases causing type I hypersensivitey. Diploma-Thesis (2009-2010), University of Salzburg
Leif Krückemeier: Immunological and physicochemical characterization of recombinant panallergens. Diploma-Thesis (2009-2010), University of Salzburg
Markus Steiner: Establishment of a basophil activation test for NSAID hypersensitivity. Diploma-Thesis (2009-2010), University of Salzburg
Eva Vejvar: Identification and characterization of allergens involved in pollinosis-related food allergies. Diploma-Thesis (2009-2010), University of Salzburg
Werner Auzinger: Production and immunological characterization of murine monoclonal antibodies against the mugwort pollen allergen Art v 3. Diploma-Thesis, (2009-2010), University of Salzburg
Jennifer Moser: Plant-based expression of Art v 1, the major mugwort pollen allergen. Diploma-Thesis (2008-2009), University of Salzburg
Claudia Asam: The effect of ligand-binding on immunogenicity and allergenicity of Bet v 1 isoforms, Diploma-Thesis (2008-2009), University of Salzburg
Julia Wenger: Establishment of alternative expression systems for the expression of Amb a 1 – the major ragweed pollen allergen. Diploma-Thesis (2008-2009), University of Salzburg
Florian Reisinger: Production of monoclonal antibodies against the major mountain cedar allergen Jun a 1, Diploma-Thesis (2008-2009), University of Salzburg
Monica Gimpl: Development of antibody-based assays for detection of dicolfenac (DF) and DF-haptenized components in human blood, Diploma-Thesis (2007-2008), University of Salzburg
Tamara Girbl: Identification and characterization of a novel lipid transfer protein from celery, Diploma-Thesis (2007-2008), University of Salzburg
Stephanie Wallner: Amb a 1, the major ragweed allergen: cloning and immunological characterization of Amb a 1 cleavage mutants, Diploma-Thesis (2007-2008), University of Salzburg
Eva Klinglmayr: Bet v 1, the major birch pollen allergen and homologous allergens in trees and foods: approaches for safer specific immunotherapie, Diploma-Thesis (2005-2006), University of Salzburg
Gabriele Schmutzler:The family of non-specific lipid transfer proteins in weed pollen. Diploma-Thesis (2005-2006), University of Salzburg
Franz Zimmermann: IgE epitope engineering of Bet v 1 and Mal d 1 allergens. Diploma-Thesis (2004-2006), University of Salzburg
Ulrich Koller: Creation of hypoallergens by setting specific mutations in the amino acid sequence of the shuffled allergens H2 and H3. Diploma-Thesis (2004-2005), University of Salzburg
Reinhard Schwarz: Celery-mugwort-spice syndrome: a possible involvement of non-specific Lipid transfer proteins. Diploma-Thesis (2003-2004), University of Salzburg
Sonja Mutschlechner: Production of biotinylated fusion allergens for a lectin-mediated antigen delivery to antigen-presenting cells. Diploma-Thesis (2002-2004), University of Salzburg
Matthias Egger: Art v 1, the major mugwort allergen: recombinant production approaches and the characterization of cross-reactivity with other allergens. Diploma-Thesis (2002-2004), University of Salzburg
Michael Wallner: In vitro evolution of the Bet v 1 family by gene shuffling. Diploma-Thesis (2001-2002), University of Salzburg
Gudrun Hubinger: Cross-reactive allergens in ragweed and mugwort pollen. Diploma-Thesis (2000-2002), University of Salzburg
Petra Gruber: Recombinant production, purification and characterization of calcium-binding allergens. Diploma-Thesis (2000-2002), University of Salzburg
Azra Dedic: Purification and immunochemical characterization of Art v 1, the major pollen allergen of Artemisia vulgaris .Diploma-Thesis (1999-2001), University of Salzburg
Marta Dabrowska: Isolation and characterization of allergens from Artemisia vulgaris pollen. Diploma-Thesis (1999-2001), University of Salzburg
Gabriele Gadermaier: Generation and characterization of cysteine-variants of Art v 1, the major mugwort pollen allergen. Diploma-Thesis (1999-2001), University of Salzburg
Daniel Hebenstreit: Calcium-binding allergens from pollen. Diploma-Thesis (1998-2000), University of Salzburg