Current Team

Last updated 6/2019

Prof. DDr. Klaus R. Liedl

since 10/1998 Professor for Theoretical Chemistry at University of Innsbruck

Dr. Philip H. Handle

since 03/2018 University of Innsbruck
01/2016-02/2018 Sapienza University of Rome
03/2010-12/2015 University of Innsbruck
02/2017 graduation (B.phil.)
05/2015 graduation (Dr. rer. nat.)
01/2010 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Dr. Maren Podewitz

since 08/2014 at University of Innsbruck
08/2012-07/2014 Pax Lebensversicherung Basel
08/2011-07/2012 University of California, Los Angeles
12/2010 graduation (Dr. sc. ETH)
01/2008-07/2011 ETH Zürich
10/2007 graduation Dipl. Chem. Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena

Dr. Gudrun M. Spitzer

09/2011 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
03/2011-04/2011 at Philipps-Universität Marburg
10/2009-11/2009 at Philipps-Universität Marburg
04/2009-05/2009 at Philipps-Universität Marburg
09/2005-12/2005 at Boehringer Ingelheim 06/2005 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Dennis Dinu, MSc

since 06/2018 PhD Student
07/2018-09/2018 at TU Wien
05/2018 graduation (M.Sc.)

Monica Fernandez Quintero, MSc

since 09/2017 PhD Student
08/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)

Florian Hofer, MSc

since 10/2017 PhD Student
09/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)
07/2017-09/2017 at Boehringer Ingelheim

Ursula Kahler, MSc

since 03/2017 PhD Student
02/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)

Anna Sophia Kamenik, MSc

since 12/2016 PhD student
01/2019-04/2019 at UCSF
06/2018-08/2018 at UCSF
05/2017-06/2017 at UCSF
11/2016 graduation (M.Sc.)
04/2016-06/2016 at UCSF

Johannes Kraml, MSc

since 10/2017 PhD Student
09/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)
07/2017-09/2017 at Boehringer Ingelheim

Johannes Loeffler, MSc

since 02/2017 PhD student
10/2018-03/2017 at kymab
01/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)
07/2016-09/2016 at Boehringer Ingelheim

Patrick Quoika, MSc

since 09/2018 PhD Student
01/2019-06/2020 at Sanofi

Franz Waibl, MSc

since 10/2018 PhD Student
09/2018 graduation (M.Sc.)

Yin Wang, MSc

since 07/2012 PhD student
10/2013-12/2013 at Sanofi Aventis

Alexander Spinn, BSc

since 06/2015 Sysadmin and MSc Student

Sonja Haller


​Prof. Dr. Christoph A. Sotriffer

since 12/2006 at University of Würzburg
07/2000-11/2006 Philipps-Universität Marburg
06/1999-06/2000 University of California, San Diego
03/1999 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Rudolf H. Winger​

since 07/1999 at European Patent Office
05/1999 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

PD. Dr. Thomas Lörting

since 10/2003 at Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck
10/2001-09/2003 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
07/2000 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Flader

since 09/2012 at OSZ Schlander
04/2002-08/2012 Elektrisola
02/2002 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Bernd Wellenzohn

since 11/2003 at Boehringer Ingelheim
12/2002 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
07/1999 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

​MMMag. Dr. Christofer Tautermann

since 10/2005 at Boehringer Ingelheim
03/2004-09/2005 at University of Oxford
10/2001-02/2004 Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
02/2003 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
05/1999 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Andreas Vögele

since 02/2010 at Schwarz & Partner
08/2004-01/2010 at Torggler & Hofinger
09/2003-07/2004 Sandoz (Novartis)
04/2003 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

MMag. Dr. Markus Loferer

deceased January 19, 2007
07/2005-01/2007 at BAWAG
03/2004-06/2005 at NIBR (Novartis)
08/2003 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
03/2001-12/2001 University of Oxford

​Mag. Dr. Rita Mussak

since 06/2008 at Linz AG
11/2003-05/2008 at Institute for Textile Chemistry and Textile Physics, University of Innsbruck
10/2003 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Michael Trieb

since 03/2014 at bioeq Gmbh
11/2009-02/2014 at Novartis
05/2004-10/2009 at Sandoz (Novartis)
07/2004 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Christine Rauch

since 10/2016 at Boehringer Ingelheim
11/2004-09/2016 at Sandoz (Novartis)
08/2004 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Dr. Fajar Wibowo, M.Sc.

since 09/2005 at Sebelas Maret University
09/2005 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Martina Mangold

since 10/2012 at goetzpartners
10/2007-04/2012 at University of Cambridge
07/2007-09/2007 at Boehringer Ingelheim
04/2007-06/2007 at Sanofi Aventis
01/2007 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Monika Nocker

10/2007-2011 at University of Würzburg
06/2007 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
09/2006-05/2007 at Boehringer Ingelheim

Mag. Dr. Markus Mühlbacher

since 08/2016 at Coriolis Pharma Research Gmbh
02/2015-08/2015 at Herzog, Fieser & Partner
10/2013-08/2014 at Andrejwski & Honke
10/2009-09/2013 at University of Erlangen
09/2009 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
10/2008-12/2008 at Sanofi Aventis

Mathias Heiß, M.Sc.

since 01/2016 at medwhizz
01/2013-08/2015 at AbbVie 03/2011-12/2012 at AstraZeneca
02/2010-02/2011 at Innsbruck Medical University
01/2010 graduation (M.Sc.)
08/2009-10/2009 at Boehringer Ingelheim

Mag. Monika Laner

since 08/2014 at Laboratory for Web Sciences (FFHS)
05/2010-08/2014 at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
01/2010 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
07/2009-10/2009 at GlaxoSmithKline

Mag. Dr. Johannes Kirchmair

since 09/2014 at Universität Hamburg
10/2013-08/2014 at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
10/2010-09/2013 at University of Cambridge
01/2010-09/2010 at BASF
10/2004-12/2009 at Institute of Pharmacy at University of Innsbruck
09/2009-10/2009 at BASF

Ameera Javed, M.Sc.

04/2011 graduation (M.Sc.)
12/2004-12/2008 Center for Environmental Studies, Karachi
01/2004-11/2004 Hilton Pharma
01/2002-12/2003 Macter International

Mag. Dr. Hannes Wallnöfer

since 01/2012 at Sandoz (Novartis)
07/2011 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
01/2010-04/2010 at Boehringer Ingelheim
01/2009-06/2009 at Boehringer Ingelheim
01/2008-06/2008 at Boehringer Ingelheim
02/2007-05/2007 at Boehringer Ingelheim
01/2007 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Dr. Kanthida Kusonmano, M.Sc.

since 08/2015 at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi
10/2011-07/2015 at University of Bergen
09/2011 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
09/2010-02/2011 at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
10/2008-08/2010 at the Institute for Bioinformatics

Dott. Andrea Bassi

since 03/2014 at Dipharma
04/2013-02/2014 at Linnea
04/2012 graduation (dottore)
10/2011-04/2012 Master student (Erasmus) 
since 10/2006 Studies of Medicinal chemistry and Technology 
University of Pavia, Italy

Dott.ssa Alessandra Lacetera

since 04/2013 at Universidad CEU San Pablo
03/2013 graduation (Master in “Design and Development of Drugs”)

​Mag. Michael A. Margreiter

since 04/2014 at Jülich Forschungszentrum
03/2014-03/2016 at IFS
02/2014 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
02/2012-04/2012 at Boehringer Ingelheim
since 10/2011 Master student
07/2011-09/2011 at Sandoz (Novartis)
07/2010-09/2010 at Sandoz (Novartis)
07/2009-09/2009 at Sandoz (Novartis)

Mag. Dr. Roland G. Huber

since 07/2014 at Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR Singapore
08/2014 graduation (Dr.rer.nat)
04/2013-09/2013 Yale University
02/2011 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
01/2010-03/2010 at Roche

Dr. Susanne von Grafenstein

since 08/2014 at Schwarz & Partner
08/2014 graduation (Dr.rer.nat)
04/2010-07/2010 at Sanofi Aventis
05/2009-10/2009 at Institute of Pharmacy, University of Innsbruck 
10/2008 graduation (Pharmacist), University of Munich, LMU

​Dr. Christian Kramer

​since 01/2015 at Roche
02/2010-01/2013 at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel/Switzerland
02/2010-01/2013 at University of Basel/Switzerland
01/2010 PhD in Computational Chemistry, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg/Germany
01/2007-12/2009 at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
01/2007-12/2009 at Boehringer-Ingelheim, Biberach/Germany
10/2006 MSc in Molecular Life Sciences, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg/Germany

Mag. Markus Huber

since 12/2014 at Sandoz (Novartis)
11/2014 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Dott. Atilio Romero

since 03/2016 at University of Groningen
04/2015-09/2015 at TU Dortmund
03/2015 graduation (M.Sc.)

Mag. Nico Schackert

since 10/2015 at Teva Pharmaceuticals
04/2015 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)

Mag. Dr. Julian E. Fuchs

since 12/2015 at Boehringer Ingelheim
03/2014-03/2015 at University of Cambridge
02/2014 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
07/2011-09/2011 at BOKU Vienna
10/2010-12/2010 at Roche
01/2010 graduation (Mag.rer.nat.)
08/2009-10/2009 at Roche

Emanuel Ehmki, MSc

since 02/2017 at University of Hamburg
01/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)
07/2017-09/2017 at Roche

Melanie Wachter, MSc

03/2017 graduation (M.Sc.)

Dr. Stefania Monteleone

since 09/2017 at University of Marburg
08/2017 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
07/2013 graduation (M.Sc.)

Dr. Michael Schauperl

since 04/2018 at University of San Diego
06/2017 graduation (Dr.rer.nat.)
08/2013 graduation (M.Sc.)
09/2012-06/2013 University College London

Dr. Birgit Waldner

since 04/2018 at Faculty of Engineering Sciences, LFU
03/2018 graduation (Dr.rer.nat)
10/2011-02/2012 at TKFI, Innsbruck
07/2010-08/2010 at ETH Zürich
05/2010-06/2010 at TU Vienna
05/2009-06/2009 at TU Vienna
07/2008-08/2008 at Syngenta, Stein
09/2007 at Austrian Research Centers
07/2006-08/2006 at Land- und Forstwirtschaftliches Zentrum Laimburg, Auer
07/2004-08/2004 at Land- und Forstwirtschaftliches Zentrum Laimburg, Auer