Academic career and positions

Since 01 Mar 2012
Institute of Population Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine (Vetmeduni) Vienna, Austria
Group leader and recipient of an APART fellowship (11506) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and FWF-project (P24706-B25) ‘Genomic signatures of domestication and selection in modern, early and pre-domestic Old World camelids’

02 – 06 Dec 2012
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Veterinarian/ Geneticist Consultant (UTF/SAU/021) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

07 Jan 2009 – 29 Feb 2012
Institute of Population Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna
Principal Investigator and group leader, ‘Genetic origin and domestication of Old World Camelids’ FWF-project (P21084-B17)

31 Jan 2005 – Sep 2007
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna
Institute of Biochemistry, Vetmeduni Vienna

Postdoc ‘Mutations in the mitochondrial DNA sequence of two zoo felids, cheetah (Ancinonyx juabtus) and snow leopard (Panthera unica): Are they associated with progressive neurodegenerative disorders?’ Austrian National Bank project

01 Feb 2002 – 31 Jan 2004
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna
Doctoral thesis continued: ‘Mitochondrial DNA mutations as possible cause for neurodegenerative disease in cheetahs’ DOC fellowship, Austrian Academy of Science

01 Sept 2000 – 07 Jan 2001
Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna
Doctoral thesis start ‘Mitochondrial DNA mutations as possible cause for neurodegenerative disease in cheetahs’

01Apr 2000 – 07 Jan 2001
Veterinary Clinic Dr. E. Burger, Pressbaum, Austria
Veterinary Assistant

01 Mar – 31 Aug 2000
Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria
Diploma degree in Veterinary Medicine, Specialization in Biotechnology

Academic prices and recognitions

Invitations to present at conferences
2012
Invited member of the scientific committee at the ‘3rd Conference of International Society of Camelid Research and Development (ISOCARD)’Oman, Jan 29-Feb 1

2011
Speaker at the ‘Second International Conference on Camelid Genetics and Reproductive Biotechnologies’ in Houston Texas, Sept 16-18

2010
Key speaker at the “11th International conference of the International Council for Archaeozoology, Old World Camelids session” in Paris, Aug 23-28

2010
Key speaker at the international workshop ‘Camels in Asia and North Africa: Interdisciplinary workshop on their significance in past and present’ Vienna, Oct 5-7

 

Academic prizes
2012
First price for best scientific poster presentation, Vetmeduni Vienna

2012
APART fellowship (11506), Austrian Academy of Sciences

2011
Armin Tschermak von Seysenegg price for scientific achievements over the past five years, Vetmeduni Vienna (Gesellschaft der Freunde der Veterinärmedizinischen Universität Wien)

2007
First price audience award in the FAMELAB contest for science communication, Vienna, Austria

2005/6
fFORTE scholarship, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development

2002/4
DOC scholarship (20888), Austrian Academy of Sciences

2003
Second price for the presentation at the „41st Int. Symposium on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals“ EAZWV, Rome, Italy

1998
External scholarship at the Veterinary teaching hospital, Washington State University, Pullman, USA

1997
Excellency scholarship, Vetmeduni Vienna

 

Pamela Burger

Dr.med.vet. Pamela Burger

Group Leader

 

Inst. of Population Genetics,
Vetmeduni Vienna

Grants (PI: Pamela Burger): Austrian Science Foundation FWF
, Recipient of an APART-fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences

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