Senior Scientist, Dr. rer. nat. MSc. BSc.

(last update: 07/2021)

Personal Data
NameLorenz AGLAS
Present AddressDepartment of Biosciences and Medical Biology, Paris Lodron University of Salzburg

Hellbrunner Straße 34, A-5020 Salzburg

Tel: +43 662 8044 5819

LanguagesGerman, English

Main Research Areas

Research Area 1Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Allergology, Immunology
Research Area 2Allergy diagnosis and treatment
Research Area 3Recombinant molecules and physico-chemical characterization
Research Area 4Mimetic peptide characterization
Research FocusBasic research aspects: My research activities focuses on understanding the mechanism of allergic sensitizationinduced by pollen allergens, the induction of immune tolerance, and the molecular/immunological characterization of allergens

Translational research: Development of novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of (pollen) allergies  

Academic Employment

Current PositionPostDoc/Senior scientist
18/08/2017–PresentSenior Scientist at University of Salzburg, Department of Biosciences, Research Group of Fatima Ferreira, Salzburg, Austria

University Education

04/11/2013–18/08/2017PhD in Molecular Biology, Dr. rer. nat

University of Salzburg, Department of Molecular Biology, Research Group of Fatima Ferreira, Salzburg, Austria
Title of PhD Thesis: “Intrinsic properties of the Bet v 1-fold. Impact on immunogenicity and allergenicity.”
PhD defense: 18.08.2017
Master in Genetics and Biotechnology, MScStudies

Editorial Activities

19/05/2020–presentReview Editor for Frontiers in Allergy
05/05/2020–presentGuest Editor for JoVe “Characterization of allergens: Assessing common structural features and biological functions”

Ad-hoc Peer Review Activity

11/2016–presentClinical and Translational Allergy
12/2020-present      Allergy, and Clinical and Experimental Allergy
01/2021-present     Molecular Immunology

Additional Research Activities

EAACIJunior member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
ÖGAIMember of the Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology
ÖGMBTMember of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology