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Mag. Dr. Walter Pulverer

Mag. Dr. Walter Pulverer




Health & Bioresources

Competence Unit

Molecular Diagnostics




+43 50550 4441


+43 50550 4450


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Molecular Diagnostics

Main Research: Biomarker & Assay-Entwicklung


genome wide DNA methylation analysis;
high throughput data Analysis
assay development and assay Validation

  • 2009-2013: PhD-Student
  • 2013-2016: Junior Scientist
  • 2016-: Scientist
  • 2012: ÖGMBT-Membership
  • 2012: ESHG Poster Award


  • Methyl-binding domain protein-based DNA isolation from human blood serum combines DNA analyses and serum antibody testing
    Author(s): Wielscher M., Pulverer W., Peham J., Hofner M., Rappaport C.F., Singer C., Jungbauer C., Nöhammer C., Weinhaeusel A.
    Journal: BMC Clinical Pathology (2011)
  • DNA methylation testing and marker validation using PCR: diagnostic applications
    Author(s): Egger G., Wielscher M., Pulverer W., Kriegner A., Weinhausel A.
    Journal: Expert Reviews Molecular Diagnostic (2012)
  • The stem cell signature of CHH/CHG methylation is not present in 271 cancer associated 5’UTR gene regions
    Author(s): Pulverer W., Wielscher M., Panzer-Grümayer R., Plessl T., Kriegner A., Vierlinger K., Weinhaeusel A.
    Journal: Biochimie (2012)
  • Cytosine 5-Hydroxymethylation oft he LZTS1 Gene is Reduced in Breast Cancer
    Author(s): Wielscher M., Liou W., Pulverer W., Singer CF, Rappaport-Fuerhauser C., Kandioler D., Egger G., Weinhäusel A.
    Journal: Translational Oncology (2013)
  • Chordoma characterization of significant changes of the DNA methylation pattern
    Author(s): Rinner B., Weinhaeusel A., Lohberger B., Froehlich E.V., Pulverer W., Fischer C., Meditz K., Scheipl S., Trajanoski S., Guelly C., Leithner A., Liegl B
    Journal: PLoS One (2013)
  • Validation and comparison of a sandwich ELISA, two competitive ELISAs and a real-time PCR method for the detection of lupine in food
    Author(s): Ecker C., Ertl A., Pulverer W., Nemes A., Szekely P., Petrasch A., Linsberger-Martin G., Cichna-Markl M.
    Journal: Food Chemistry (2013)
  • A simple quantitative diagnostic alternative for MGMT DNA-methylation testing on RCL2 fixed paraffin embedded tumours using restriction coupled qPCR
    Author(s): Pulverer W., Hofner M., Preusser M., Dirnberger E., Hainfellner J. A., Weinhaeusel A.
    Journal: Clinical Neuropathology (2014)
  • Clinical Neuropathology Practice News 1-2014: Pyrosequencing meets clinical and analytical performance criteria for routine testing of MGMT promoter methylation status in glioblastoma
    Author(s): Preusser M., Berghoff A.S., Manzl C., Filipits M., Weinhäusel A., Pulverer W., Dieckmann K., Widhalm G., Wöhrer A., Knosp E., Marosi C., Hainfellner J.A.
    Journal: Clinical Neuropathology (2014)
  • Principles and application of microarray technology in thyroid cancer research;
    Updates in the Understanding and Management of Thyroid Cancer

    Author(s): Pulverer W., Noehammer C., Vierlinger K., Weinhaeusel A.
    Publisher: ; 2012
    Series: Fahey T. J.
  • Chemisches Grundpraktikum II A (2014)
    Universität Wien
  • Analytisch-chemische Übungen für Biologen - für den Schwerpunkt Mikrobiologie/Genetik (2014)
    Universität Wien
  • Malignancy Prediction of thyroid nodules using DNA methylation analysis.
    Inventor: Pulverer W., Weinhäusel A., Vierlinger K.
    Submission Date: 09.10.2014
    Issue Date: 09.10.2014
  • DNA methylation biomarkers for identification of colorectal cancer.
    Inventor: Pulverer W., Weinhäusel A.
    Submission Date: 09.10.2014
    Issue Date: 09.10.2014

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