Dieter Palmberger

  • Academic degree: Dipl.-Ing. / MSc.
  • Date of birth: March 25th, 1983
  • Place of birth: Vienna, Austria
  • Citizenship: Austria 


  • 2007 to date: PhD thesis at the IAM concerning Display of Glycoproteinlibraries on insect and mammalian cells.
  • 2006 – 2007: Diploma thesis at the Baculo Virus Group of Prof. Reingard Grabherr, Institute of Applied Microbiology (IAM): “Generation of recombinant Influenza A derived Ribonucleoproteincomplexes".
  • 2005 - 2007: Master's Study "Biotechnology", at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
  • 2002 - 2005: Bachelor's Study "Food Science and Biotechnology" at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
  • 1997 - 2001:  BRG Eisenstadt
  • 1993 - 1997: BG Eisenstadt

Employment History

  • August - September  2007:  Baxter Bioscience, Orth a.d. Donau
  • September 2006:  ARC Seibersdorf - Biogenetics, Seibersdorf
  • July 2005:  Laboratory for medical diagnostics, Eisenstadt
  • September 2004: NÖM AG, Baden
  • July 2003: NÖM AG, Baden


  • Papers
    • Palmberger D., Rendić D., Tauber P., Krammer F., Wilson IB., Grabherr R.: Insect cells for antibody production: evaluation of an efficient alternative. The Journal of Biotechnology, 2011, 153(3-4):160-6.
    • Krammer, F., Pontiller, J., Tauer, C., Palmberger, D., Maccani, M., Baumann, M. and Grabherr, R.: Evaluation of the Influenza A Replicon for Transient Expression of Recombinant Proteins in Mammalian Cells. Plos One 2010
    • Krammer , F. , Schinko, T., Messner, P., Palmberger, D., Ferko, B. and Grabherr, R.: Influenza virus-like particles as an antigen carrier platform for the presentation of the ESAT-6 epitope of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Virological Methods 2010
    • Krammer, F., Schinko, T., Palmberger, D, Tauer, C., Messner, P. and Grabherr, R.: Trichoplusia ni cells (High FiveTM) are highly efficient for the production of Influenza A virus-like particles; a comparison of two insect cell lines as production platforms for influenza vaccines.  Molecular Biotechnology 2010
    • Krammer, F., Nakowitsch, S., Messner, P., Palmberger, D., Ferko, B., Grabherr, R.: Swine-origin pandemic H1N1 influenza virus-like particles produced in insect cells induce hemagglutination inhibiting antibodies in BALB/c mice. Biotechnol J 2010