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Within this Research Training Group we will study the environmental influences responsible for the development of complex, chronic diseases. Moreover, we will systematically examine the previously understudied interplay between the (micro)-environment and predisposing genetic factors...
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The 8th Research Training Group 1743 (RTG1743) Meeting was held in Kiel at the Comprehensive Center of Inflammation Medicine (CCIM) directly on the Campus of the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH).
Prof. Dr. Andre Franke, speaker of the RTG, gave a short welcome note before the first talk was given by Dr. Petra Bacher (Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin). She talked about her method of a qualitative and quantitative recognition of antigen specific T-cells which are relevant for the regulation of mucosal immune reactions.
Dr. Aleksandar Vojta from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, talked about “Modular CRISPR-Cas9 toolbox for gene regulation and epigenetic modifications”. In his speech, he described how he developed innovative tools for gene methylation and demethylation.
Additionally, the two new doctoral researchers in medicine, Tobias Vanselow of the research group of Jan Rupp, Institute of Molecular and Clinical Infectiology, University of Lübeck, and Nassim Kakavand of the research group of Philip Rosenstiel, Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology IKMB, Kiel University, presented their research plans.
In the afternoon, Prof. Dr. Bodo Kurz from the Anatomical Institute of Kiel University gave the doctoral researchers an introduction to the human body visually supported by the new anatomy table. The anatomy table, also called “anatomage table”, is equipped with a touch screen, giving an insight to the body, that is similar...