Brita Fiess

Contact details

info@allyoucantranslate.com info@allyoucantranslate.de

Professional profile
Activities
Translating
Language pairs
English > German
French > German
Greek > German
Latin > German
Areas of expertise
Medicine and Health
Natural Sciences
Pharmaceuticals
Veterinary Science
Qualifications and experience
Areas of Translation Expertise:
Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Genomics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, IT, Technology, Engineering, Environmental Translations.

Translation Software (CAT Tools):
SDL Trados 2017, Across, SDLX, Star Transit, Passolo, CafeTran Espresso, MemSource Cloud, SmartLing.

Education/Work Experience:
- M.A. degree in General and Historical Linguistics, English, and Social Anthropology (Grade: „Excellent“).
- Lecturer of Modern Greek at the George August University Göttingen (Germany).
- First steps as an in-house translator at the Göttingen Genomics Laboratory of the Institute of Microbiology and Genetics of the George August University Göttingen (Germany).
- Since 2007 full-time freelance translator specialised in medical, dental, technical, and environmental translations.

Continuing Professional Development in Translation Studies: 
-"Translation for environmental organizations I+II" on proz.com.
-"Translating for Food Industry" on proz.com.
-"Medical Journals: Translating like A writer, not a scientist" on proz.com.
-"Die Across Translator Edition v6.3 für Einsteiger“. Webinar. 17 January 2017. Across Systems GmbH.
 
Continuing Professional Development in Medicine: 
-"Exploring Cancer Medicines" by the University of Leeds on FutureLearn. Statement of Participation issued 27 November 2016.
-"Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us" by University of Pennsylvania on -Coursera. Certificate earned on 7 December 2016.
-"Introduction to the Biology of Cancer" by Johns Hopkins University on Coursera. Certificate (with honours) earned on 9 December 2016.
-"Understanding Cancer Metastasis" by Johns Hopkins University on Coursera. Certificate earned on 30 December 2016.
 
Continuing Professional Development in Dentistry:   
-"Introduction to Dental Medicine" by University of Pennsylvania on Coursera. Certificate earned on 21 October 2016.
-"Implant Dentistry" by The University of Hong Kong on Coursera. Certificate earned on 12 November 2016.
 
Continuing Professional Development in Genomics: 
-"Introduction to Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology". Webinar. 12 January 2017. Wolfgang Krebs, Ph.D., QIAGEN AG.
 
Memberships/Affiliations:
Deutscher Verband der freien Übersetzer und Dolmetscher (DVÜD) e.V.
Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET)
Bundesverband Internetmedizin (BiM) e.V.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde (DGZMK)

Stays abroad:
1994: University of Jyväskylä (Scholarship granted by DAAD/CIMO)
1998: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Scholarship granted by the University of Athens)
1998: Institute for Balkan Studies (Scholarship granted by the Greek Ministry of Culture)

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