Students of the year 2005


  1. Matthias Christgen ( GERMANY 
    supervisor: Prof. Kreipe/ PD Dr. Lehmann, Pathology, OE 5110,  
    project: Isolation and Characterization of Clonogenic Breast Cancer Cells
    Final exam November 2008; Junior group leader and Senior House Officer Pathology MHH (Habilitation)

  2. Priyanka Dutta INDIA   
    supervisor: Prof. Tamura-Niemann, Physiological Chemistry, OE 4310,   
    project: Regulation of transcription factors in the differentiation and proliferation process of leukemic cells
    Final exam November 2009; from 2011 New York, USA; babypause; from 2017 Biomedical writer at Greyhealth group, New York, USA

  3. Ursula Ehmer ( GERMANY  
    supervisor: Dr. Strassburg, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,    
    project: Genetics and metabolism: characterization of individual genetic variation of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase regulation in a mouse model
    Final exam November 2009; Sage Lab, University of Stanford, USA; from 2012 Internal Medicine II, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, TU Munich; Habilitation; senior physician ("Oberarzt") and own Research group 

  4. Luis Guachalla Gutierrez BOLIVIA  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rudolph, now University of Ulm  
    project: Analysis of the role of stanniocalcins genes and apoptosis pathways during cellular and organismal ageing
    Final exam June 2009; University of Ulm; from 2011 Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Science, Vienna; from 2012 scientist in Biotech company Arsanis Biosciences, Vienna; from 2019 senior scientist  at X4 Pharmaceuticals, Vienna

  5. Lydia Asrat Haile ETHIOPIA  
    supervisor: PD. Dr. Greten, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6810,  
    project: T cell based therapies in a mouse model of colitis associated colon cancer
    Final exam November 2009; National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA;  from 2012 Food and Drug adminstration (FDA), Bethesda, MD; from 2015 staff fellow at FDA; from 2017 Pharmacology/Toxicology reviewer at FDA

  6. Harshvardhan Rolyan INDIA  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rudolph, now University of Ulm
    project: Functional analysis on the role of telomere shortening for the progression of Alzheimer disease and functional characterization of Lipocalin 2 in liver regeneration
    Final exam June 2009; University of Ulm; from 2011 Postdoc University of Pittsburgh, USA; associate Research scientist/ Research assistant Professor Neurology, Yale University, USA 

  7. Henoch Hong GERMANY 
    supervisor: Dr. Heiken, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,  
    project: Innate immunity in HIV-1 infection: impact of HIV-1 on antiviral defense mechanisms
    Final exam June 2009; from January 2010 Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; from April 2013 Scientist and later Group Leader at CureVac GmbH, Tübingen; from June 2018 Principal Scientist at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

  8. Ananta Paine INDIA  
    supervisor: Dr. Eiz-Vesper, Transfusionmedicine, OE 8350,
    project: Comprehensive identification of immunotherapeutically targetable peptide antigens for individualized leukemia treatment
    Final exam November 2008; Transfusion Medicine MHH; Jena; from 2011 Computational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; now Research assistant professor, University of Rochester, USA

  9. Amrita Rai  INDIA 
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Manstein, Biophysical Chemistry, OE 4350,  
    project: Structure and function of dynamin and dynamin-related proteins
    Final exam November 2009; Biophysical Chemistry MHH; from 2017 Physical Biochemistry, Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund

  10. Mathias Rhein GERMANY  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Baum, Hematology and Oncology, OE 6862,  
    project: The role of neurotrophin receptors in acute leukemia
    Final exam November 2008; Core Facility "Cell sorting", MHH; from 2010 Clinical Psychiatry MHH (junior group leader)

  11. Reena Singh INDIA   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kispert, Molecular Biology, OE 5250,
    project: Functional analysis of Tbx gene in heart development
    Final exam November 2009; Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst/ Sydney, Australia; from 2017 research fellow, Physiology, the University of Sydney School of Medical Sciences, Australia

  12. Inga Sörensen-Zender GERMANY 
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gossler, Molecular Biology, OE 5250,   
    project: Analysis of Delta-like-1 function in the vascular system
    Final exam November 2008; Nephrology MHH

  13. Ratnesh Kumar Srivastav INDIA  
    supervisor: Dr. Niedenthal, Physiological Chemistry, OE 4310,
    project: Studying the regulation and function of protein SUMOylation
    Final exam November 2010; Biophysical Chemistry, University of Frankfurt, Germany; senior postdoc, Health Science Center, University of Texas USA; now Biomedical Science, School of Vet Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

  14. Ujala Srivastava INDIA  
    supervisor:  PD. Dr. Rudolph, now University of Ulm
    project: Production and characterisation of Est1 knockout mouse. Role of Rad9/Hus1 in senescence signalling
    Final exam June 2009; University of Ulm; from 2010 Jackson Lab, Main/ USA; from 2013 research scientist at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, USA

  15. Kathrin Steinwede GERMANY  
    supervisor: Dr. Maus, Exp. Pneumology, OE 6875,  
    project: Role of lysosomal cathepsins in mycobacterial infections of the lung.
    Final exam November 2009;

  16. Shahzad Nawaz Syed INDIA   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gessner, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,   
    project: Analysis of coupling mechanisms between Fc receptor and complement in mouse models of autoimmune diseases
    Final exam November 2009; Internal Medicine, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany; Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Mc Master University, Canada; now Goethe University of Frankfurt

  17. Dong Wang (Med.) CHINA   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wittmann, Dermatology, OE 6600,  
    project: Pathogenic role of keratinocytes in cutanneous lupus erythematosus
    Final exam June 2009; Dermatology MHH, Leeds UK, Vienna Austria; University of Bern/Zürich Switzerland; since 2012 tumour immunology in Centre of Immune Regulation, University of Oslo, Norway

  18. Alexander Wolf GERMANY  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Kracht, now University of Giessen  
    project: Analysis of the mechanisms by which the yersinia enterocolitica virulence factor Yop.P inhibits host cell protein kinases
    Final exam June 2009; Institute of Pharmacology Giessen; from 2012 Senior Scientist, Molecular Diagnostics, Qiagen, Hilden 

  19. Katja Zscheppang GERMANY  
    supervisor: Dr. Dammann, Pediatric Pneumology, OE 6710,
    project: ErbB4 receptor activation, trafficking, and function in fetal lung type II cells
    Final exam June 2009; Pediatrics MHH; National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology (OncoRay), Dresden; now Universitätsmedizin Charite Berlin, Medizinische Klinik, Infectiology and Pneumology