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PD Dr. Michael Basler

Assistant Professor for Immunology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2258

Room: P 1113

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Responsibilities

Immunology

  • proteasom
  • immunoproteasom
  • mouse models for auto-immune diseases
  • mouse models for bacterial and viral infections


PD Dr. Sascha Beneke

Assistant Professor for Toxicology and Cell Biology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3172

Room: M 1005

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Responsibilities

Toxicology and Cell Biology

  • stress-signaling
  • chromatin regulation and aging
    with focus on posttranslational modification of poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation

Dr. Einat Couzin-Fuchs

Group Leader for Behavioural Neurobiology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-2100

Room: M 1125

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Responsibilities

Behavioural Neurobiology

  • sensory perception, decision making and locomotion in insects
  • active smelling: the use of motion to facilitate olfaction
  • the neural basis of adaptive locomotion in insects

PD Dr. Dietmar Funck

Private Lecturer for Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2281

Room: M 923

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Responsibilities

Molecular Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • compartmentation of amino acid metabolism
  • amino acid metabolism in stress adaptation
  • regulated mRNA processing
  • artificial riboswitches

Dr. Gisela Kopp

Research Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-4790

Room: Y 216

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Responsibilities

Sociality and Evolution

  • behavioural ecology
  • animal social systems
  • influence of behavioural traits on population genetic structure
  • diversification and speciation

Dr. Claudius Kratochwil

Postdoctoral Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4583

Room: M 823

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Responsibilities

Evolutionary Biology

  • Evolution of transcriptional regulation during diversification and Speciation in Cichlid Fishes

Dr. Bernard Lepetit

Postdoctoral Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-3133

Room: M 902

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Responsibilities

Plant Ecophysiology

  • Retrograde Signaling in Diatoms based on the Redox State of the Plastoquinone Pool

PD Dr. Aswin Mangerich

Assistant Professor for Toxicology and Biochemistry

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-884067

Room: ML 726

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Responsibilities

Toxicology and Biochemistry

  • poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation in DNA repair, inflammation, aging, and carcinogenesis
  • regulation of protein function by the post-translational modification poly(ADP-ribose)
  • biology and chemistry of inflammation as a cause of cancer and aging
  • molecular mechanisms of genetic and inflammatory toxicology
  • technological and bioanalytical advancements

 

PD Dr. Dominik Martin-Creuzburg

Assitstant Professor for Chemical Ecology and Ecophysiology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2935

Room: U 303

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Responsibilities

Chemical Ecology and Ecophysiology

  • aquatic food webs
  • trophic interactions
  • essential nutrients
  • host-parasite interactions
  • invasive species

Michael Teague O´Mara Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

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Responsibilities

Physiological Ecology and Animal Migration

  • Social Foraging in Fruit eating Bats: Leveraging passive Information from social Partners

Dr. Morgane Nouvian

Research Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88 2115

Room: M 1108

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Responsibilities

Neurobiology and Collective Behaviour

  • Individual brains, collective task: social regulation of stinging behavior in honeybees.

PD Dr. Wolfgang Ostendorp

Assistant Professor for Ecology of Wetlands

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2909

Room: U 217

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Responsibilities

Ecology of Wetlands

  • ecology of wetlands and the zone of lakes
  • ecological valuation, management and renaturation of the littoral zone and wetlands
  • palaeoecology of the littoral zone

Dr. Jérémie Rossy

Group leader at the BITg

Contact

Phone: +41 71 678 5020

Room:

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Responsibilities

Endosomal networks in immunology

  • Membrane organisation
  • Intracellular trafficking
  • T cell migration and activation
  • Cell signalling
  • Fluorescence microscopy

PD Dr. Stefan Schildknecht

Assistant Professor for In-vitro Toxicology and Medical Science

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5053

Room: Z 932

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Responsibilities

In-vitro Toxicology and Medical Science

  • neuro-degeneration
  • inflammation
  • free radicals in biological systems
  • oxidative posttranslational modifications

PD Dr. Christina Schlatterer

Assistant Professor for Molecular Microbiology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5464

Room: ML 728

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Responsibilities

Molecular Microbiology

PD Dr. Gunter Schmidtke

Assistant Professor for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2157

Room: P 1111

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Responsibilities

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

PD Dr. Judy Simon

Assistant Professor for Plant Interactions Ecophysiology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4322

Room: M 920

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Responsibilities

Heisenberg Fellow
Group leader Plant Interactions Ecophysiology

  • forest ecosystem interactions
  • resource allocation between growth and defence

PD Dr. Dietmar Straile

Assistant Professor for Food Web and Population Ecology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2969

Room: U 222

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Responsibilities

Food Web and Population Ecology

  • climate change ecology
  • models and statistical analysis of population dynamics
  • life history strategies
  • ecology of Lake Constance

Dr. Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin

Group leader in Animal Social Networks

Contact

Phone: +49 7531 88-3546

Room: M 1106

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Responsibilities

 Animal Social Networks

  • Communication and collective behavior of animal groups

 

Dr. Julian Torres Dowdall

Postdoctoral Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4660

Room: M 1002

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Responsibilities

Evolutionary Biology

  • Does Side matter? Evolution of genital Asymmetry in livebearing Fishes

Dr. Tilman Triphan

Postdoctoral Fellow at the "Zukunftskolleg"

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-5694

Room: Y 225

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Responsibilities

Molecular Biology

  • Mechanisms of Decision Making in Drosophila

PD Dr. Tanja Waldmann

Assistant Professor for Cell Biology andToxicology

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-4181

Room: Z 908

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Responsibilities

Cell Biology and Toxicology

  • epigenetics, histone modifications
  • in vitro toxicology, developmental neurotoxicology
  • human stem cells (hESC, iPSC)

PD Dr. Elizabeth Yohannes

Assistant Professor at the Limnological Institute

Contact

Phone: +49 7531  88-2916

Room: U 319

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Responsibilities

Limnology

  • mass spectrometry
  • stabile isotope analysis