Armin Saalmüller, Austria

Prof. Dr.
Institute of Immunology, Department of Pathobiology
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Armin Saalmüller
Institute of Immunology, Department of Pathobiology
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Research Profile
o Porcine immune response against viral infections (PCV2, PRRSV, SIV)
o Porcine leukocyte differentiation antigens
o Porcine T lymphocytes including T-helper cells, regulatory T-cells, memory T-cells, TcR-γδ T-cells
o Porcine Natural Killer cells
o Virus-specific T lymphocytes

Studies
1978-85 Biology in Stuttgart, Konstanz and Tübingen.
1985 Diploma from the Faculty for Biology of the Eberhard-Karls-Unversity in Tübingen
1985-88 Dissertation at the Federal Research Center for Virus Diseases of Animals (FRCVDA) now Friedrich-Löffler-Institute for Animal Health (FLI) Tübingen
1988 Dr. rer. nat., Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen

Profession
1988 scientific assistant, FRCVDA
1993 scientific officer, FRCVDA
1994 senior scientist, FRCVDA
2004 Chair of Clinical Immunology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
since 2008 Chair of Institute of Immunology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
since 2010 Head of Department of Pathobiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

International Responsibilities
1989-1992 co-chair of the 1st International Swine CD Workshop.
1992-1995 chair of the 2nd International Swine CD Workshop.
1995-1998 co-chair of the 3rd International Swine CD Workshop.
1998-2000 chair of the Animal Molecule Section of the 7th International Workshop on Human Leucocyte Differentiation Antigens (HLDA7).
2001-2004 Organizer of the section “Animal homologues” in frame of the HLDA8

Publications/ Citations
o 193 peer-reviewed publications
o h-index (06/05/19): 42
o 5012 citations

Lectures by Armin Saalmüller

When Session Talk Title Room
Thu-10
10:30 - 12:00
Session — Basics in Xenotransplantation - Part 2 The porcine immune system A.140 Room

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