Marita Kaßen, MTLA

Research Associate

Centre of Toxicology


  • Technician-"Medico-Technical Laboratory Assistant" (MTLA), Hygiene Institute, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, 1987-1989

Continuing Education

  • Teacher for Medico-Technical Laboratory Assistants, Academy for Teachers in Health, ALG, Münster, Germany, 2001-2002

Professional Experience

  • Research Associate, Institute of Prevention and Occupational Medicine (IPA), German Social Accident Insurance, Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany since July 2009
  • School for Health Professions, Klinikum Dortmund gGmbH, Germany, 2005-2009
  • School for Medico-Technical Laboratory Assistants, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany, 2003-2005
  • Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bottrop, Germany, 1994-2003
  • Institute for Pathology, Essen, Germany, 1991-1994
  • Marienhospital Oberhausen, Germany, 1989-1991

Work Experience

  • Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent-Assay (ELISA)
  • Gel Electrophoresis (Agarose Gel, SDS-PAGE)
  • Protein Extraction
  • Immunoblotting
  • Analysis of Lipids, Lipoproteins, Electrolytes, Metabolic Products, Tumour Markers (Clinical Chemistry)
  • (Differential) Blood Count and Extended Morphological Diagnostics (Haematology)
  • Special Stains for Leukemia Diagnosis
  • Immunohaematology (Immunofixation)
  • Basic and Extended Haemostaseology
  • Virological Diagnostics
  • Microbiology
  • Urinary Cytology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Blood Group Serology, Crossmatch Technologies and Transfusion Serology
  • Blood Gas Analysis
  • Quality Management
  • Histological Sections and Staining
  • Immunohistochemistry


German, Englisch