Recent Publications:

Piossek, Felicitas et al. “Physiological oxygen and co-culture with human fibroblasts facilitate in vivo-like properties in human renal proximal tubular epithelial cells.” Chemico-biological interactions, 109959. 6 May. 2022, doi:10.1016/j.cbi.2022.109959

Recent News:

Nadja Schlichenmaier has successfuly defended her thesis: Improving kidney in vitro model systems by providing physiologically relevant culture parameters in November 2022


Professor Dietrich has worked on setting up a website with the goal of providing short and long term relief for refugees from Ukraine around Lake Constance, more info can be found here:

Professor Dietrich has recently given an interview for the SRF (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen) regarding TFA risk in Swiss drinking water, more info can be found here:


Our very own Regina Fotler has recieved a prize for the best biogenic toxin poster award (Biogene Toxine Preis der Zeitschrift "Toxins" des MDPI Verlags) titled: Machine Learning Prediction of Cyanobacterial Toxin (Microcystin) Toxicodynamics in Humans at the DGPT conference held this March. The abstract for the poster  can be found here:


Felicitas Piossek has successfuly defended her thesis: Physiological Oxygen And Co - Culture With Fibroblasts: Remarkable Effects Of Cell Culture Conditions On The RPTEC/TERT1 Cell Line in March 2022