Students of the year 2006


  1. Hengameh Abdollahpour (MD) IRAN
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Klein, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, OE 6780,  
    project: Different functions of transcription factor GfiI
    Final exam November 2010; Pediatrics MHH, from 2011: UKE Hamburg; from 2018 „Fachärztin“; now clinical geneticist at amedes genetics

  2. Nora Anderson ( GERMANY  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Borlak, Pharmacology, OE 9643,  
    project: NMR- and MS-based metabonomic approaches to assess biomarkers of liver toxicity
    Final exam June 2012; Nephrology, Klinikum Braunschweig; from 2017 doctor in practise for dialysis/Nephrology (Ärztezentrum Ludwigstrasse), Braunschweig

  3. Arpita Baisantry INDIA 
    supervisor: Prof Dr. Rudolph, now University of Ulm    
    project: Analysis of functional consequences of the deletion of candidate genes of the DNA damage pathway; analysis of a telomerase activating compound in improving liver regeneration
    Final exam June 2010; from 2012 Pediatric Nephrology MHH

  4. Hari Balaji INDIA 
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Werfel, Dermatology, OE 6600,  
    project: Autoallergic T cell responses in atopic dermatitis
    Final exam June 2011; Dermatology, MHH; Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, USA; from 2014 Research scientist SingHealth, Singapore

  5. Maria Gschwandtner AUSTRIA 
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Werfel, Dermatology, OE 6600,  
    project: Investigation of the role of histamine receptor 4 (H4R) in comparison to other histamine receptors in allergic inflammation of the skin
    Final exam November 2009; Dermatology, MHH; Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Junior Group leader); sadly passed away in 2018

  6. Kshama Gupta INDIA  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. Welte/Dr. J. Skokowa, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, OE 6780,   
    project: The effects of activation of stat5 on the proliferation and differentiation of myeloid hematopoietic progenitors in healthy individuals and in patients with severe congenital neutropenia
    Final exam November 2010; University Hospital Regensburg, Germany; Institute Foundation Molecular Oncology (IFOM-IEO), Milan, Italy; from 2014 University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Texas; from 2016 Neurosurgery (Neuro-oncology), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA 

  7. Dhivya Haridass INDIA   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ott, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6819,
    project: Generation of a functional mouse model with a human immune system and human liver cells for the study of HCV pathogenesis and therapy; study of the functional ability of bone marrow derived stem cells in the repair of endothelial cell damage in liver
    Final exam November 2009; Bangalore, India; Munich, Germany; now freelance science writer, Redmond, USA

  8. Niels Heinz GERMANY  
    supervisor:  Prof. Dr. Baum, Experimental Hematology, OE 6960,  
    project: Evaluation of retroviral vectors for conditional transgene expression
    Final exam November 2010; Experimental Hematology, MHH ; from 2013 LOEWE Research Group for targeted gene modification in stem cells, Paul-Ehrlich Institute Langen; from 2015 scientist at EUFETS, Idar-Oberstein

  9. Wolfgang Koestner ( GERMANY  
    supervisor: Dr. Sauer, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, OE 6780,  
    project: Silencing alloreactivity by leukaemia-specific T cell receptor (TCR) gene transfer
    Final exam November 2010; Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, MHH; Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, MHH

  10. Tobias Mätzig GERMANY  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Baum, Experimental Hematology, OE 6960,   
    project: Evaluation of retro- and lentiviral vectors for gene therapy of hematopoietic cells
    Final exam November 2009; Experimental Haematology, MHH; from 2013 Terry Fox Laboratory, Vancouver, Canada; from 2017 Experimental Hematology, MHH

  11. Manoj B. Menon INDIA  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gaestel, Biochemistry, OE 4310,
    project: Characterisation of p38 MAPK regulated gene expression in MK2/3 deficient cells
    Final exam June 2010; Physiological Chemistry, MHH (junior group leader); Habilitation 2018; from May 2019 Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

  12. Nidhi Narain INDIA  
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ott, Gastroenterology/Hepatology/ Endocrinology, OE 6819, 
    project: Standardised human mesenchymal stem cells for regenerative medicine
    Final exam June 2010; Research scientist, Oncology, Piramal Healthcare Ltd., Mumbai, India; from 2015 Research Associate at Confederation of Indian Industry, Mumbai, India; now New York, USA

  13. Natalie Naue GERMANY   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Manstein/Dr. Curth, Biophysical Chemistry, OE 4350,
    project: Protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions at the DNA replication fork of E. coli
    Final exam November 2009; Biophysical Chemistry, MHH; now medical writer at CRO in Gauting/Starnberg

  14. Daniel Poehnert (Med.) GERMANY
    superrvisor: Dr. Koch/ Prof. Wonigeit, Transplantation Surgery, OE 6220   
    project: The RT12 protein, a putative ligand for the rat's natural killer cell receptor NKR-P1B
    Final exam November 2011; General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery MHH

  15. Wilhelm Walter AUSTRIA  
    supervisor: Dr. Steffen, Molecular/Cell Physiology, OE 4230,   
    project: Motor mechanics of the motor domain of cytoplasmic dynein
    Final exam June 2010; Max-Planck Institute Dresden; from 2014 Assistant Professor for Molecular Plant Physiology, University of Hamburg

  16. Kristina Wiege GERMANY   
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gessner, Clinical Immunology, OE 6830,
    project: Mechanism of cell and isotype specific Gai dependent signaling pathways in immune effector cell
    Final exam November 2010; Clinic for Immunology and Rheumatology, MHH; from 2013 X-Lab, University of Göttingen 

  17. Xiangyue Zhang (MD)  CHINA 
    supervisor: Prof. Dr. Foerster, Immunology, OE 5240,
    project:  The role of lymphoid tissue stromal cells in the functional organization of lymphoid organs
    Final exam November 2010; Immunology, MHH;  from 2013 Postdoc, from 2017 Research associate, Pathology (working on Cellular Immunology), Stanford University School of Medicine, USA