Education Profile

  • Postdoctoral fellow at Scilifelab, Stockholm University, 2019
  • PhD, in Molecular Cell Biology, Medical University of Innsbruck, 2018
  • B.Sc. in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, MCI Innsbruck, 2013
  • M.Sc. in Molecular Biology, University of Innsbruck, 2010
  • BA in Biology, University of Innsbruck, 2008

Research Interests

Dr. Naschberger works on the structural and biochemical characterization of protein complexes using cryo-electron microscopy. His work mainly focuses on cell-signaling complexes related to human diseases such as cancer and protein structures of photosynthetic organisms including plants and algae.

Selected Publications

  • Naschberger A*, Baradaran R, Rupp B, Carroni M. The structure of neurofibromin isoform 2 reveals different functional states. Nature 2021 Nov 21; 599(7884):315-319 ​
  • Naschberger A*, Mosebach L, Tobiasson V, Kuhlgert S, Scholz M, Perez-Boerema A, Thu Hoai Ho T, Vidal-Meireles A, Takahashi Y, Hippler M, Amunts A. Algal photosystem I dimer and high resolution model of PSI:plastocyanin complex. bioRxiv 2021, doi: Nature Plants (in press) ​
  • Itoh Y, Naschberger A*, Mortezaei N, Herrmann JM, Amunts A. Analysis of translating mitoribosome reveals functional characteristics of translation in mitochondria of fungi. Nat Commun. 2020 Oct 14;11(1):5187 ​
  • Naschberger A, Orry A, Lechner S, Bowler MW, Nurizzo D, Novokmet M, KellerMA, Oemer G, Seppi D, Haslbeck M, Pansi K, Dieplinger H, Rupp B. Structural Evidence for a Role of the Multi-functional Human Glycoprotein Afamin in Wnt Transport. Structure. 2017 Dec 5;25(12):1907-1915.e5 ​
  • de Araujo MEG, Naschberger A*, Fürnrohr BG, Stasyk T, Dunzendorfer-Matt T,Lechner S, Welti S, Kremser L, Shivalingaiah G, Offterdinger M, Lindner HH,Huber LA, Scheffzek K. Crystal structure of the human lysosomal mTORC1 scaffoldcomplex and its impact on signaling. Science. 2017 Oct 20;358(6361):377-381