Christoph Seger studied Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Vienna, Austria (PhD 2001, University of Vienna). After focusing on NMR based structure elucidation of Natural Products and peptides (Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany) for several years he took up a lecturer position at the Institute of Pharmacy at the University of Graz, Austria, followed by Post-Doc appointment at the Institute of Pharmacy at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He obtained his venia legendi (Habilitation) at the University of Innsbruck in 2008 for his research focus on Pharmaceutical Analysis.
Since 2005 he is technical head of the ISO 15189 accredited Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography laboratory at the Central Institute of Medicinal and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics (ZIMCL) / University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria which focuses on TDM and endocrinology testing.
Besides serving as council member for the IATDMCT, where he is also ISD scientific committee member, he is a board member of the Austrian Society for Analytical Chemistry (ASAC) and the Austrian Society of Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Chemistry (ÖGLMKC). He serves as review team I / II member for the Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM) Working Group and has been appointed as PT scheme leader for drugs of the Austrian Society for Quality Assurance and Standardization of Medical-Diagnostics (ÖQUASTA).
He is involved in academic teaching at the University of Innsbruck, the Medical University Innsbruck and the UMIT. In addition he has supervised more than a dozen BA, MS, and PhD theses projects. His publication record currently holds 60+ peer reviewed papers and reviews, about 50 conference abstracts in peer reviewed journals, 40 invited lectures and more than 130 other conference contributions (lectures, poster presentations).