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Dr. Natalie Laibach

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Research assistant

Chair for Technology and Innovation Management in Agribusiness


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Research interests

  • Evaluation indicators and characteristics for key enabling technologies (KETs)
  • Identification of KETs in the bioeconomy
  • Evaluation and patent landscape analysis of technologies in the bioeconomy
  • Innovation types in the bioeconomy

Professional development

Since 2017
Research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Chair for Agribusiness Management, esp. Technology and Innovation Management (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)

2017
Junior group leader (stand-in) for the project MARVEL at the Institute for Biology and Biotechnology of Plants (IBBP), WWU Münster

2016 - 2017
Research assistant, group plant biotechnology (Prof. D. Prüfer) at the Fraunhofer IME and IBBP, WWU Münster

2013 - 2016
PhD student, group plant biotechnology (Prof. D. Prüfer) at the Fraunhofer IME and IBBP, WWU Münster

2010 - 2012
Studies: Msc. Biotechnology, WWU Münster

2011
ERASMUS Internship, University of Barcelona, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences

2008 - 2010
Studies: Bsc. Biology, WWU Münster

2011
Internship at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen

2006 - 2008
Studies (Pre-Diploma): diploma studies in biology, Eberhart-Karls Universität Tübingen

Awards & Scholarships

ERASMUS Intern Scholarship for an Internship at the University of Barcelona, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences
 
Poster Award for: Laibach, N., Hillebrand, A., Prüfer, D., Schluze Gronover, C. (2013). Small Rubber Particle Proteins Facilitate Rubber Biosynthesis and Play a Role in Abiotic Stress Response. Poster, BMBF Plant 2030 Status Seminar,06. – 08.03. 2013, Potsdam, Germany

Publications

Journal articles (peer-review)

Bröker, J.N., Laibach, N., Müller, B., Prüfer, D. and Gronover, C. S.(2018) Taraxacum brevicorniculatum rubber elongation factor TbREF associates with lipid droplets and affects lipid turn-over in yeast. Biotechnology Reports. In press

Laibach, N., Schmidl, S., Müller, B., Bergmann, M., Prüfer, D. and Schulze Gronover, C. (2018) Small rubber particle proteins from Taraxacum brevicorniculatum promote stress tolerance and influence the size and distribution of lipid droplets and artificial poly(cis-1,4-isoprene) bodies. The Plant Journal. DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13829.

Laibach, N., Post, J., Twyman, R. M., Gronover, C. S., & Prüfer, D. (2015) The characteristics and potential applications of structural lipid droplet proteins in plants. Journal of biotechnology, 201, 15-27. 

Laibach, N., Hillebrand, A., Twyman, R. M., Prüfer, D., & Schulze Gronover, C. (2015) Identification of a Taraxacum brevicorniculatum rubber elongation factor protein that is localized on rubber particles and promotes rubber biosynthesis. The Plant Journal, 82(4), 609-620. 

Conference contributions 

Bröring, S., Laibach, N., Wustmans, M. (2018) The fantastic four: a framework to assess different innovations types in the bioeconomy. Conference paper, TIE Conference on September 20-21, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany

Bröring, S., Laibach, N., Wustmans, M. (2018) The fantastic four of the bioeconomy: a framework to facilitate innovation in the bioeconomy. Conference paper, 13th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management on July 2-3, 2018 in Ancona, Italy.

Laibach, N., Wustmans, M., Bröring, S. (2018) Innovation types for the bioeconomy: a conceptualized framework. Conference paper, EURAM Conference on June 19-22, 2018 in Reykjavik, Iceland. 

Laibach, N., Epping, J. (2017) MARVEL: Yam research group to improve local and global agricultural-biodiversity and food quality. Vortrag, BMBF Plant 2030 Status Seminar 20-22.02.2017, Potsdam, Germany 

Laibach, N., Hillebrand, A., Prüfer, D., Schluze Gronover, C. (2014) Small Rubber Particle Proteins Facilitate Rubber Biosynthesis and Play a Role in Abiotic Stress Response. Poster, Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Congress 2014, Dublin, Ireland, 22-26 June 2014 

Laibach, N., Hillebrand, A., Prüfer, D., Schluze Gronover, C.  (2013) Small Rubber Particle Proteins Facilitate Rubber Biosynthesis and Play a Role in Abiotic Stress Response. Vortrag, Black Forest Summer School 2013; Bioinformatics for Molecular Biologists; September 10th - 13th, Herzogenhorn, Germany 

Laibach, N., Hillebrand, A., Prüfer, D., Schluze Gronover, C.  (2013) Small Rubber Particle Proteins Facilitate Rubber Biosynthesis and Play a Role in Abiotic Stress Response. Poster, BMBF Plant 2030 Status Seminar,06. – 08.03. 2013, Postdam, Germany

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