Felix Mayer

Supervisor: Harald Sitte
Project: Unraveling the mechanism of action of new psychoactive substances and their phase 1 metabolites; PhD Thesis finished 20.04.2017

Conference Talks
Dopamine Vienna, Austria09/2013
YSA Vienna, Austria06/2014
APHARInnsbruck, Austria09/2014
AddResVienna, Austria05/2015
APHARVienna, Austria09/2015
Scholarship-awards of the Austrian Academy of SciencesVienna, Austria03/2016
APHAR 2016Vienna, Austria09/2016
DopamineVienna, Austria09/2016

Conference Poster Presentations
APHARGraz, Austria09/2012
APHARVienna, Austria09/2013
YSAVienna, Austria06/2015
APHARGraz, Austria09/2015
NeuroscienceChicago, IL, USA10/2015
Experimental BiologySan Diego, CA, USA04/2016
YSAVienna, Austria06/2016
MolTag Science DayVienna, Austria11/2016

Courses and Enabling Skills Seminars
Project Management 10/2016
"Design, Analysis and Interpretation of Clinical Studies" at Medical University of Vienna12/2016
"Design, Analysis and Interpretation of Clinical Studies" at Medical University of Vienna, Part II05/2017

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals
Phase I metabolites of mephedrone display biological activity as substrates at monoamine transportersBritish Journal of Pharmacology, 173(17):2657-68. doi: 10.1111/bph.1354707/2016
Application of a Combined Approach to Identify New Psychoactive Street Drugs and Decipher Their Mechanisms at Monoamine Transporters.Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2017;32:333-350. doi: 10.1007/7854_2016_63.12/2016
Synthesis and antimicrobial evaluation of novel analogues of dehydroabietic acid prepared by CH-ActivationEur J Med Chem;126:937-943. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.12.012. 01/2017
Occupancy of the Zinc-binding Site by Transition Metals Decreases the Substrate Affinity of the Human Dopamine Transporter by an Allosteric MechanismJ Biol Chem. ;292(10):4235-4243. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.76014003/2017
Cocaine adulterationJ Chem Neuroanat. pii: S0891-0618(17)30003-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2017.06.001.07/2017

TitleFunding organisationDate
Travel AwardAPHAR09/2012
DOC- Fellowship (2014-2016)Austrian Academy of Sciences12/2013
Travel AwardAPHAR 09/2015
Travel Award Experimental Biology04/2016
Best Poster Presentation Award, YSA, Vienna, 2016Medical University of Vienna06/2016
Best Poster Presentation Award, Serotonin, Seattle 2016NIH07/2016
Travel AwardISSR SEROTONIN07/2016