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Year 2018

Elham Adabi IRAN

Supervisor:Prof. Dr. Britta Eiz-Vesper, Institute of Transfusion Medicine,

Project: The interplay of EBV-induced γδ and αβ T cells during chronic EBV reactivation, PILD, and EBV-directed cellular therapy in transplant recipients.


Bernardus Aldrige Allister INDONESIA

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Teruko Tamura-Niemann, Institute of Cell Biology,

Project: Identification and characterization of Transcription / Export - back up pathways between TREX1 and TREX2 in normal and cancer cells.


Alexandra Bogomolova RUSSIA

Supervisor: Dr. Amar Sharma, AG Cantz / Sharma,

Project: Identification of novel regulators of liver fibrosis.


Ian Bresch GERMANY

Supervisor: PD Dr. Susanne Eschenburg, Institute of Biophysical Chemistry

Project: Untersuchung der Assemblierungsvorgänge im NLRP3 (Inflammasom Investigation of the assembly processes in the NLRP3 inflammasome).


Fiorella Charles PANAMA

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Heuser, Department of Haematology / Oncology,

Project: Targeting fusion genes in acute myeloid leukemia.


Johannes Greve GERMANY

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dietmar Manstein, Institute for Biophysical Chemistry / Structural Biochemistry,

Project: Non-muscular actinopathies: Baraitser-Winter Cerebrofrontofacial syndrome and related disorders.


Sonja Groß GERMANY

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Thum / Dr. Christian Bär, IFB-Tx, /

Project: Generation of cardiac fibroblast specific AAV vectors for cell type specific delivery of non-coding RNAs.


Fatema Hasan BAHRAIN

Supervisor: Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler, Department of Paediatric Kidney Diseases,

Project: Perspectives of tolvaptan treatment in juvenile inherited polycystic kidney disease (PKD): Assessment of epithelial function using in vitro and ex vivo analysis of renal tubular epithelial cells.


Leonie Hoffmeister GERMANY

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Korbinian Brand / Dr. René Huber, Institute of Clinical Chemistry, /

Project: PKC and GSK3 als Schlüsselregulatoren der TNF-Toleranz / PKC and GSK3 as key regulators of TNF tolerance.


Christopher Jahn GERMANY

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Thum / Dr. Christian Bär, IFB-Tx, /

Project: Investigation of noncoding RNA pathways for the treatment of Fabry disease using patient-derived human iPSC-cardiomyocytes.



Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Faikah Güler, Department of Nephrology,

Project: Acute kidney inury and role of anaphylatoxin receptors C3aR and C5aR.


Juliette Nowak GERMANY

Supervisor: Dr. Maren Leifheit-Nestler, Department of Paediatric Kidney Diseases,

Project: Impact of FGF23 on cardiac fibrosis.


Dhanasekaran Rathinam INDIA

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Kispert, Insitute of Molecular Biology,

Project: Molecular control of smooth muscle cell differentiation in the ureter of the mouse.


Maximilian Schinke GERMANY

Supervisor: Dr. Dr. Adrian Schwarzer, Insitute of Experimental Haematology,

Project: Using CRIPR-Cas9 to model and interrogate acute leukemia in vitro and in vivo.


Anton Shaverskyi UKRAINE

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kyeong-Hee Lee / Dr. Niko Föger, Institute of Clinical Chemistry, /

Project: Functional characterization of the Golgi-associated protein Coronin7 in immune cells.


Florian Sieglitz GERMANY

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Pich, Institute of Toxicology,

Project: LC-MS-based characterization of effects on signaling molecules induced by Clostridium difficele toxins.


Katrin Teich GERMANY

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Felicitas Thol / Prof. Dr. Michael Heuser, Department of Haematology / Oncology, /

Project: Biomarker für das Ansprechen auf Spenderlymphozyteninfusion (DLI) nach allogener Stammzelltransplantation in Patienten mit akuter myeloischer Leukämie.