The Fascination of Flow Cytometry and Funding Opportunities for Young Scientists

1 Dec, 2017
On the 20th of November, the 10th meeting of the Research Training Group 1743 „Genes, Environment and Inflammation“ took place in Plön, Germany. Aim of the event was the introduction of interesting and relevant topics in our research area as well as raising awareness for career opportunities. Besides doctoral researchers...

Healing sunlight, embrace the chaos and news about genes, environment, and inflammation – our second annual RTG retreat

19 Oct, 2017
The annual Research Training Group 1743 retreat was held in Bad Segeberg, Germany on October 9 th through 10 th of 2017. Fourteen doctoral researchers, their accompanying supervisors, external guests, and associated scientists attended the retreat. We were honored with the presence of two distinguished guest scientists at this year’s...

Lab-Visit at the University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf UKE

28 Sep, 2017
From August 21st until September 01st I visited the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. I worked in the group “Cellular Lipid Metabolism” of Professor Jörg Heeren. His group is working on abnormalities in the postprandial lipoprotein metabolism that could cause insulin-resistance and...