Department of Bioactive and Functional Food Chemistry
Dr. rer. nat.  Sabrina Maria Geißlitz

Dr. rer. nat. Sabrina Maria Geißlitz

Curriculum vitae

Scientific career and education

Since 2020

Research fellow at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Aug. 2019

Doctoral degree at the Technical University of Munich (TUM); topic: Proteins in einkorn, emmer and spelt: Influence on baking quality and role in wheat related hypersensitivities; supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Köhler

March – April 2019

Research stay in the Applied Metabolic Systems Research group at Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, the Netherlands; supervisor: Dr. Twan America

Aug. 2015 – Dec. 2019

PhD student and research fellow at the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the TUM in the Research Unit “Functional Biopolymer Chemistry”, Freising, Germany

Oct. 2014 – April 2015

Scientific graduate degree thesis (equivalent to M. Sc. thesis) at the German Research Center for Food Chemistry, Leibniz-Institute, Freising, Germany, topic: Identification of aroma-active compounds in Cajá (Spondias mombin L.); supervisor: PD Dr. Martin Steinhaus; grade: 1.0

Oct. 2010 – April 2015

Degree in Food Chemistry at the TUM, 1. Staatsexamen (1st state exam, equivalent to M. Sc.); grade: 1.2

Scientific awards and grants

Jan. 2020 Scientific award of the Association of German Industrial Bakeries (Verband Deutscher Großbäckereien e.V.) for the best PhD thesis in nutritional sciences

Nov. 2019

Walter Bushuk Graduate Research Award in Cereal Protein Chemistry of the Cereals & Grains Association for excellence in cereal protein chemistry research 

April 2019

Internationalization Grant of the TUM Graduate School for external PhD students to conduct a research stay for several months

April 2019

Publication Grant ABC of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) to support a collective publication within a research stay of several months

Oct. 2018

Cereals & Grains Assocation Student Travel Award to attend the Cereals & Grains 18 meeting in London, United Kingdom

Oct. 2018

Travel grant of the GDCh to attend the Cereals & Grains 18 meeting in London, United Kingdom

Sep. 2018

Travel grant of the Analytical Chemistry Division of the GDCh to attend the 4th D-A-CH-Conference in Applied Cereal Science in Vienna, Austria

Aug. 2018 Travel grant of the German Society for Mass Spectrometry (DGMS) to attend the International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2018 in Florence, Italy
Sep. 2015 Travel grant of the GDCh to attend the 44th Deutscher Lebensmittelchemikertag 2015 in Karlsruhe, Germany