Students of the year 2004



  1. Ranar Airik ESTONIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kispert, Molecular Biology, OE 5250,
    project: Molecular analysis of Tbx mutant kidney
    Final exam June 2008; Molecular Biology MHH; from 08/2009 Pediatrics & Human Genetics, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; from 2013 Instructor, Nephrology, Children Hospital, Boston, USA; from 2015 assistant professor in Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh, USA

  2. Abdul Mannan Baru INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Behrens, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,
    project: Roads to presentation: Targetting the pathways in antigen uptake to dissect out mechanisms for cross presentation
    Final exam November 2007; Postdoc Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA; from 2009 Twincore MHH (group Sparwasser), from 11/2012 Molecular and Translational Cardiology, MHH; from 10/14 Investigator-Immunologist, GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, UK 

  3. Sangeeta Chauhan INDIA
    supervisor: Dr. Malek, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: Regulation of the turn over of mitotic cyclins like cyclin B or cyclin A by proteolytic mechanisms and role in the development of human malignancies
    Final exam November 2008; Gastroenterology MHH; from 2009 IMCB Singapore, from 2013 babypause; since 2016 senior research executive in biosimilars department at IPCA, Mumbai, India

  4. Mingmin Chen CHINA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Seidler, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: The function of PDZ domain-containing proteins on Na+ absorption and CT secretion
    Final exam June 2008; Postdoc at Gastroenterology MHH; now physiological lecturer at Shaoxing University, China

  5. Prajeeth C.K. INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Behrens, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,
    project: Constitutive and induced antigen presentation of exogenous antigens by dendritic cells
    Final exam June 2008; Clinical Microbiology & Immunology& Hygiene, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany; from 2011 Neurology MHH; now Research Centre for Emerging Infection and Zoonoses (RIZ), TiHo, Hannover

  6. Kursheed Iqbal INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Niemann, FAL, Mariensee,
    project: Modulation of telomerase activity in early bovine and murine embryo development
    Final exam November 2008; FAL Mariensee; Beckman Research Institute (City of Hope), Los Angeles, USA.; now research assistant professor, Division of Cancer and Developmental Biology, University of Kansas Medical Centre, USA

  7. Joanna Kinga Jagielska, POLAND
    supervisor: Dr. Bavendiek, Cardiology, OE 6880,
    project: Functional role of TNF-receptor associated factors (TRAF) for proinflammatory processes in vascular cells
    Final exam November 2008; REBIRTH MHH; from 2014 site Manager associate at PRA International, Mannheim; from 2016 GMP Compliance Consultant, Secretaria de Salud, Hemocentro Districtal (IDCBIS), Therapy Unit, Bogota, Columbia

  8. Adan Chari Jirmo KENIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Behrens, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,
    project: Assessment and modulation of CD8+ T cell responses to HSV-1 epitopes for induction of effective CTL-immunity
    Final exam November 2007; Postdoc at Clinics for Immunology and Rheumatology, MHH; now Pediatric Pneumology, MHH

  9. Gamze Erdmann (nee Kabalak) GERMANY
    supervisor: PD Dr. Witte, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,
    project: Genetic risk factors of the autoimmune diseases multiple sclerosis, Sjörgren's syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus
    Final exam November 2008; worked in UK for big pharmacy group; Hexal/ Sandoz AB Barleben, near Magdeburg; from 2013 head of QA/ Risk Management, Salutas Pharma GmbH/ Novartis Technical operations, Barleben

  10. Nonsikelelo Mpofu ZIMBABWE
    supervisor: Dr. Jaeckel, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: Antigen-specific, Foxp3 transduced T cells for therapy of type 1 diabetes
    Final exam June 2009; Postdoc Gastroenterology MHH; from 10/2013 Vancouver Canada; from 2017 Experimental Hematology, MHH; now project management assistant, Vakzine Projekt Management GmbH, Hannover

  11. Frederick Onono KENIA
    supervisor:  PD Dr. Reuter, Hematology & Oncology, OE 6860,
    project: Effects of farnesyltransferase inhibitors on topoisomerase II inhibitors in myeloid leukemia
    Final exam June 2009; Hematology & Oncology, MHH; from 2010: Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry (assistant professor), University of Kentucky, USA

  12. Erkhembulgan Purevdorj (Med.) MONGOLIA
    supervisor: Dr. Dammann, Pediatric Pneumology, OE 6710,
    project: ErbB receptors in fetal lung development
    Final exam June 2008; Senior lecturer of Genetics, Health Science University, Mongolia;from 2011 Deputy Director in charge of Research, Foreign Relations and Training at the National Center for Maternal and Child Health of Mongolia

  13. Aaheli Choudhury Roy INDIA
    supervisor: PD Dr. Rudolph, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: Analysis of sequence of telomere dysfunction followed by telomerase activation during aging and carcinogenesis
    Final exam November 2007; Postdoc at Dept. of Gastroenterology, REBIRTH MHH; from 2010 Georg Speyer Haus - Institute for Biomedical Research, Frankfurt, Germany; from 2014 Hematology/Oncology , University Hospital Frankfurt; now self-employed technical/science writer

  14. Jessica Fischer (nee Schwermann) GERMANY
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gaestel, Physiological Chemistry, OE 4310,
    project: Interaction between the p38 MAP kinase signaling cascade and Polycomb group proteins: analysis of structure and function of MK2-Edr Polycomb complexes
    Final exam November 2008; from 2013 2-year sabbatical, Scientist in Development of IVDs, Euroimmun, Lübeck/Dassow; from 2018 Technical Expert Analytical Sciences (R&D), Abbott, Hannover

  15. Meera Shah INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Holtmann, Physiological Chemistry, OE 4310,
    project: Structure-function analysis of regulatory mRNA cis-elements
    Final exam November 2007; Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla; from 2013 Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA; from 2015 Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, San Diego, USA; Celgene, San Diego; now scientist at Pfenex, San Diego, USA

  16. Anurag Singh INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Seidler, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: Signaling mechanism(s) of Helicobacter pylori VacA cytotoxin and disturbance of epithelial secretary function
    Final exam June 2008; Postdoc at Gastroenterology MHH (junior group leader); now Physiological Chemistry, university hospital Halle, Germany

  17. Kirsten Sommer ( GERMANY
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Klos, Medical Microbiology, OE 5210,
    project: Chlamydia and complement

  18. Leena Srivastava INDIA
    supervisor: Dr. Korenbaum, Biophysical Chemistry, OE 4350,
    project: Structural and functional studies of actin-binding proteins at the nuclear envelope
    Final exam November 2007; Postdoc New Jersey, USA; second Postdoc Georgia University; from 2016 Scientist at Neoantigenics, Charlottesville; from July 2017 senior research specialist, Surgery, Thoracic Immunology Lab, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA; now Scientist/FDE at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

  19. Basant Thakur INDIA
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Holtmann, Physiological Chemistry, OE 4310,
    project: Isolation and characterization characterization of mRNA-protein complexes involved in the control of mRNA stability 
    Final exam November 2007; Postdoc at Pediatric Hematology/Oncology MHH; Instructor, Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York; now group leader, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital of Essen

  20. Murat Ünalan GERMANY
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Welte, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, OE 6780,
     project: Lateral inhibition by BMP morphogens on LEF/TCF-mediated differentiation
    Final exam June 2008; Pediatric Hematology & Oncology MHH; Molecular Haematopoiesis, MHH; Hannover

  21. Fei Zhao CHINA
    supervisor: PD. Dr. Greten, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,
    project: Identification of a dominant antigen of the murine pancreatic tumor by SEREX technique
    Final exam June 2009; from 2010 National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA; from 2013 Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese academy of sciences, China; from 2019 head of Vector Engineering Facility of Chinese Institute of Brain Research, Beijing (