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Biosafety Expert (EXP)

last updated: 28 Jun 2022
General Information
Profile of the expert
As a scientific officer in the German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety I work in the Department of Genetic Engineering and other Biotechnological Processes, Unit Traceability, Methods of Detection, Biosafety Clearing-House. As such, I am responsible for the tasks of the Federal Office as the competent national authority to the Cartagena Protocol. 
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- Person: Dr. Nina Keiss | BCH-CON-DE-253945-4
Person:
Dr. Nina Keiss
, Genetic Engineering and other Biotechnological Processes
Mauerstrasse 39-42 10117
Berlin,
, Germany
Phone: +49 30 18445-6508,
Fax: +49 30 18445-6099,
Website:
Related Organization
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)
1983
Germany
  • German
Details of current employment
German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL))
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Government agency (National/Federal)
Scientific officer
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Genetic Engineering and other Biotechnological Processes
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2016-01
Government agency (National/Federal)
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) is the competent national authority to the Cartagena Protocol. To that end, I take care of the tasks related to the transboundary movement of LMOs from or to Germany exempt the import and export of LMO within the European Union which is a common economic area. Furthermore, I am responsible for the information exchange with the BCH.
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Employment history
Leibniz University of Hannover)
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Institute of Organic Chemistry
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2013-01
2015-01
Academic or research institute
As a postdoctoral researcher I worked on a research project on microbial secondary metabolite biosynthesis, elucidating the programming of a fungal polyketide synthase.
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Post-secondary education A. Formal education
First Degree
B.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology
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Leibniz University of Hannover
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2004-10
2007-09
Second Degree (e.g. M.Sc. in Microbiology)
M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology
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Leibniz University of Hannover
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2007-10
2009-09
Third Degree (e.g. Ph.D. in Microbiology)
PhD in Molecular Plant Physiology
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Max Planck-Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology / University of Potsdam
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2009-10
2013-10
Areas of expertise
  • Information and knowledge management
  • Policy and legal
Language proficiency
  • German
Language Level
English excellent
French good
Any other relevant information
Nomination Type
Roster of Experts
Birth Place
Germany
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