Florian Ackerl

Project researcher ABOL III
Phone: +43 1 521 77 – 435

ABOL - Austrian Barcode of Life -  coordination project

E-Infrastructure Management

funded by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.


  • 2017-2022 Master of Science - Molecular Biotechnology, FH Campus Wien. - Focus on human genetics, drug discovery and pharmacology
  • 2014-2017 Bachelor of Science - Molekulare Biotechnologie, FH Campus Wien. - Focus on medical biotechnology

Master Thesis

Title: „Exploring genetic determinants of light inhibited germination in Aethionema arabicum”,
as a part of the Mittelsten-Scheid Group at Gregor Mendel Instiute of Molecular Plant Biology

Original articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals

Mérai, Z., Xu, F., Musilek, A., Ackerl, F., Khalil, S., Soto-Jiménez, LM., Lalatović, K., Klose, C., Tarkowská, D., Turečková, V., Strnad, M., Mittelsten Scheid, O. (2023) Phytochromes mediate germination inhibition under red, far-red, and white light in Aethionema arabicum. Plant Physiol. 31,192(2):1584-1602. doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiad138. PMID: 36861637; PMCID: PMC10231562.

Central Research Laboratories

Chen Rui Qiang
Project researcher BMK ABOL C321068
De Mattia Willy
Project researcher
Duda Michael
Project researcher
Fial Nathalie
project researcher RefDat (ABOL Austrian Barcode of Life)
Fischer Iris
Laboratory manager
Haring Elisabeth
Head of department
Heinzl Janine
Project researcher
Kapun Martin
Kargl Victoria
Project researcher ABOL reference data & BioBlitz coordination
Kirchner Sandra
Poject researcher for TETTRIs, Laboratory manager
Kruckenhauser Luise
Head of the DNA Laboratory / Curator of the DNA- and tissue collection / Staff scientist
Leeb Christoph
Project researcher
Löwenstein Augustina
project researcher Gemona (ABOL Austrian Barcode of Life)
Macek Oliver
Manager DNA & tissue collection, Collection Assistant (Myriapoda)
Reier Susanne
Project researcher
Schwarz Sandrina
Project researcher "biTEM"
Sittenthaler Marcia
Laboratory manager
Sonnleitner Michaela
project employee "ABOL"
Szucsich Nikolaus
Wanka Alexandra Julia
Laboratory manager
Wegner Wencke
Operator for microanalysis
Winkler Viola
operator microCT