General Manager Roche Diagnostics, Austria
Uta-Maria’s background is in science. She conducted research at MIT, Rockefeller University and Max-Planck-Institute, and holds a PhD in Chemistry. Driven by scientific interest she was eager to explore how research and development could improve people’s lives. Since 2017 she is the General Manager of Roche Diagnostics Austria.
Christoph v. Bieberstein
Co-Founder & Commercial Director of HexagonFab
Christoph holds a Master’s in Strategy & Management from the University of St. Gallen, in Switzerland. Prior to HexagonFab, he was a junior project manager at McKinsey & Company, where he consulted clients in the pharmaceutical & life science industry.
Director of Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade
Director of Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastucture Austria (BBMRI)
Kurt Zatloukal, M.D. is professor of pathology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria and head of the Diagnostic and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine. His research focusses on molecular pathology of diseases as well as digital pathology, biobanking and related data management technologies. He directed the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Biospecimen Research and Biobanking Technologies and also contributes to the development of new European standards and norms for pre-analytical processing of tissue samples for molecular testing.
Member of: Austrian Standards Institute, scientific board for genetic testing and human gene therapy at the Austrian Ministry of Health, Academia Europaea, corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Over 258 published scientific papers, co-inventor of 25 patent applications.