Verena M. Dirsch

Univ.-Prof.Dr.

Vice-Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University Professor

room 2G 452  (floor 4)
tel  +43-1-4277-55270
fax +43-1-4277-55969
mob +43-664-60277-55270
e-mail verena.dirsch@univie.ac.at

consultation-hour (not during semester breaks):
Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 h
room 2G 452
only by appointement via e-mail: verena.dirsch@univie.ac.at




Funding


Curriculum Vitae

  • 1984-1989
    Studies of Pharmacy, University of Munich (LMU)
  • 1990
    Approbation (approval as apothecary)
  • 1993
    Graduation (Dr. rer.nat. summa cum laude ) University of Munich
    (group of Prof. H Wagner; research field: phytochemistry)
  • 1994-1995
    Postdoctoral fellow of the German Research Council (DFG) at the Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    (group of Prof. K Nakanishi; research field: natural product chemistry)
  • 1995-1998
    Research associate at the Institute of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, of the Veterinarian School, University of Munich
    (group of Prof. AM Vollmar; research field: pharmacology)
  • 1998-2004
    Scientific assistant and from 2003 Lecturer (Privatdozentin) at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Munich
    (group of Prof. AM Vollmar; research field: natural product pharmacology)
  • 2002/2003
    State doctorate (Habilitation) and venia legendi for Pharmaceutical Biology as well as Pharmacology
  • 10/2004
    Professor of Pharmacognosy at the Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna
  • 2005-2021
    Speaker of the Faculty Research focus „Drug Discovery from Nature“ (Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna)
  • Since 2006
    Head of the Department (since 03/2021: Division) of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna
  • 2008-2014
    Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna
  • 2009-2019
    Deputy-member of the Senate, University of Vienna
  • 2014-2019
    Deputy Speaker of the Center of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Vienna
  • 2020
    Speaker of the Center of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Vienna
  • Since 03/2021
    Vice-Head of the new Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Awards

  • 1994       
    Postdoctoral Fellowship granted by the DFG (German Research Council)
  • 1997       
    Präventionspreis der Deutschen Herzhilfe 1997
  • 1998      
    PHOENIX Pharmazie-Wissenschaftspreis (Pharmacology)
  • 2011       
    PHOENIX Pharmazie-Wissenschaftspreis (Pharmaceutical Biology)
  • 2011       
    KIWIE-Silver medal 2011– from the KWIA (Korean International Woman’s Invention Association)