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Biography

1992-2003: Studying Botany and Genetics at the University of Vienna, Austria and at the University of Cologne, Germany

2000: Mag. rer. nat. (MRes in Botany, with distinction; University of Vienna, Austria)

2003: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD in Genetics, with distinction; University of Vienna, Austria)

2003-2005: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Chromosome Biology, University of Vienna, Austria

2005-2007: Erwin Schrödinger-Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) researching at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK

2007-2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK

Since 2013: Lecturer in Molecular Cell Biology; School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition; University of Aberdeen, UK

Education/Academic qualification

Life Sciences & Medicine, PhD, University of Vienna

1 Oct 199931 May 2003

Life Sciences & Medicine, Masters Degree, University of Vienna

1 Aug 199830 Sep 1999

Area of Expertise

  • Biological Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Meiosis
  • Homologous Recombination
  • Genome Stability
  • Schizosaccharomyces pombe
  • Candida auris
  • Yeast

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Schizosaccharomyces Medicine & Life Sciences
Genetic Recombination Medicine & Life Sciences
Meiosis Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Helicases Medicine & Life Sciences
Homologous Recombination Medicine & Life Sciences
Chromosome Segregation Medicine & Life Sciences
Double-Stranded DNA Breaks Medicine & Life Sciences
Chromosomes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 742 Citations
  • 30 Article
  • 3 Literature review
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial

ABC Transporter Genes Show Upregulated Expression in Drug Resistant Clinical Isolates of Candida auris: a Genome-Wide Characterization of ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporter Genes

Wasi, M., Khandelwal, N. K., Moorhouse, A. J., Nair, R., Vishwakarma, P., Ruiz, G. B., Ross, Z. K., Lorenz, A., Rudramurthy, S. M., Chakrabarti, A., Lynn, A. M., Mondal, A. K., Gow, N. A. R. & Prasad, R., 16 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 16 p., 1445.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters
Candida
Genome
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Genes
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DNA sequence differences are determinants of meiotic recombination outcome

Brown, S. D., Mpaulo, S. J., Asogwa, M. N., Jézéquel, M., Audoynaud, C., Whitby, M. C. & Lorenz, A., 5 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : bioRxiv. 16 p., 568543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Genetic Recombination
Chromosomes
DNA Helicases
Gene Conversion
Chromosome Segregation
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Immediate visualization of recombination events and chromosome segregation defects in fission yeast meiosis

Li, D., Roca, M., Yuecel, R. & Lorenz, A., 9 Feb 2019, In : Chromosoma. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Chromosome Segregation
Schizosaccharomyces
Meiosis
Genetic Recombination
Phenotype
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Rapid and extensive karyotype diversification in haploid clinical Candida auris isolates

Bravo Ruiz, G., Ross, Z. K., Schelenz, S., Gow, N. A. R. & Lorenz, A., Oct 2019, In : Current Genetics. 65, 5, p. 1217-1228 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Haploidy
Karyotype
Candida
Fungi
Osmotic Pressure
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic interactions between the chromosome axis-associated protein Hop1 and homologous recombination determinants in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

Brown, S. D., Jarosinska, O. D. & Lorenz, A., Oct 2018, In : Current Genetics. 64, 5, p. 1089-1104 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Schizosaccharomyces
Homologous Recombination
Genetic Recombination
Chromosomes
Double-Stranded DNA Breaks