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Researcher Profile

DI Michael Stierschneider

DI Michael Stierschneider


Research Engineer


Health & Bioresources

Competence Unit



UFT, Konrad-Lorenz-Straße 24, 3430 Tulln


Field: Exploration of Biological Resources

Main Research: DNA bank and genotyping services


Facility, sample, quality and data Management for the DNA bank and genotyping Services.
Development and application of high throughput protocols for DNA extraction, PCR and genotyping via liquid handling platforms.
Sample preparation for long time fully automated low temperature storage.
Downstream applications like microarraying, sequencing and genotyping.

  • 2003-now: Laboratory manager and Project leader


  • Molecular mapping of QTL for FHB resistance in spring wheat: resistance to fungal spread (Type-II resistance).
    Author(s): H. Bürstmayr; M. Lemmens; L. Hartl; L. Doldi; B. Steiner
    Journal: Theor. Appl. Genet. (2002)
  • Effects of transgenic glufosinate-tolerant oilseed rape (Brassica napus) and the associated herbicide application on eubacterial and Pseudomonas communities in the rhizosphere.
    Author(s): St. Gyamfi; U. Pfeifer; M. Stierschneider; A. Sessitsch
    Journal: FEMS Microbiology Ecology (2002)
  • Variation for resistance to head blight caused by Fusarium graminearum in wild emmer (Triticum dicoccoides) originating from Israel.
    Author(s): H. Bürstmayr; M. Stierschneider; B. Steiner; M. Lemmens; M. Griesser; N. Eviatar; T. Tahima
    Journal: Euphytica (2003)
  • Oligonucleotide hybridization method
    Submission Date: 29.06.2010
    Issue Date: 06.01.2011
  • Sample carrier
    Submission Date: 07.05.2010
    Issue Date: 20.01.2011

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