Roshan Purackal (née Puthenkalam)

Supervisor: Margot Ernst, Medical University of Vienna

Co-Supervisor: Anna Weinzinger, University of Vienna


Title of the project: Understanding subtype-selective allosteric modulation of GABA-A receptors 

Finishing date: 02/2016


Research stay abroad: 01.07.-30.09.2013; Host:  Prof. Erwin Sigel, Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland, Project: Identification of novel allosteric modulators of the GABAreceptor with virtual screening and investigation of subtype selectivity via two electrode voltage clamp electrophysiology 

Lab Rotation 1 (2 weeks): Host: Anna Weinzinger, 12/2011

Lab Rotation 2 (2 weeks): Host: Gerhard Ecker, 03/2012

Place after graduation: Intern in the Swiss Pediatric Oncology Group, Bern (Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance), since Sep 2017 Jr Regulatory Affairs Manager in a medical technology company, Basel, Switzerland

 Abstract of the PhD thesis

 Alumni brochure contribution by Roshan Purarackal