Technician, Chemistry

IST Austria
Am Campus 1
A-3400 Klosterneuburg

Tel: +43 664 886 876 37
email: florian.wiesenhofer (AT) ist.ac.at

RESEARCH INTEREST

As a chemist, my main focus is on gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analyses. I also give general support to the research group. Concomitantly to my work at IST Austria, I perform MSc studies on mass spectrometry at the University of Applied Sciences Joanneum in Graz.

Analysis of disease-related chemical cues of ants

Ants mostly communicate via chemical cues, particularly the cuticular hydrocarbons on their body surface. We study he effect of pathogen-exposure on the chemical cues of ants.

CAREER

2014        Technical Assistant, IST Austria (Cremer Group)

 

2014-16   MSc Studies of Mass Spectrometry, University of Applied Sciences Joanneum Graz

                 

2011         BSc Studies of Biomedical Sciences, University of Applied Sciences Joanneum Graz