Pichia 2022 Conference
15th – 17th November 2022
Graz, Austria (together with ESIB)


The Pichia 2022 conference and the hands-on course will take place in November in Graz, Austria. Stay tuned for more information on these upcoming events!

  • Pichia 2022 conference from November 15th to 17th 2022 in Graz, Austria
  • Hands-on-pichia course from November 10th to 12th 2022: experts will explain and demonstrate the efficient use of the Pichia pastoris (Komagataella phaffii) expression and production system. This course will take place  in Graz, Austria.


More information: https://www.tugraz.at/events/pichia-2022/home/ 

Scientific Committee

Brigitte Gasser, Boku-Vienna, Austria
Anton Glieder, TU Graz, Austria
Sanne Jensen, NovoNordisk, Danmark
Knut Madden, BioGrammatics, USA
Kjeld Olesen, NovoNordisk, Danmark
Xavier Garcia Ortega, UVIC, Spain

Topics of interest

  • Food & Feed Products
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • (Bio-) Materials
  • (Bio-) Chemicals
  • Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics
  • Host strain engineering
  • Vector engineering
  • High Throughput Technologies
  • Latest GRAS & FDA Approvals
  • (Continuous) Bioprocesses (Up- and Down-stream)
  • Databases and digital technologies

Optional Satellite event:
Hands-On-Pichia Lab course (November 10th – 12th, 2022, Graz)

This conference will be organized by the “Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovative Pichia pastoris Host and Vector systems” (TU Graz) and the Christian Doppler-Laboratory for Growth Decoupled Protein Production in Yeast” (BOKU Vienna) in collaboration with the Austrian Centre for Industrial Biotechnology (acib GmbH)

Sponsored by

VALIDOGEN, a leading Austrian contract research and development company, offers UNLOCK PICHIA – the broadest toolbox and most versatile technology platform available for Pichia pastoris recombinant protein expression/production. VALIDOGEN has established a broad range of exclusive tools and know-how for the generation of high-performance Pichia protein production strains and processes.