Class 2014

Kira Allmeroth (Germany)
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Deciphering the role of the hexosamine pathway in skin homeostasis." (Dr. Martin Denzel)
kallmeroth[at]age.mpg.de

William Bradshaw (England) CGA Buddy
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Deciphering the role of the hexosamine pathway in skin homeostasis." (Dr. Dario Valenzano)
Awards/Fellowships: Travel Bursary, British Society for Immunology, 12/2016
wbradshaw[at]age.mpg.de

Markus Doll (Germany)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Deciphering the role of the hexosamine pathway in skin homeostasis" (Prof. Björn Schumacher)
mdoll[at]smail.uni-koeln.de

Nils Hansmeier (Germany) CGA Buddy
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Decoding the Impact of Obesity Long Noncoding RNAs on Liver Energy Homeostasis" (Dr. Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld)
nils.hansmeier[at]sf.mpg.de

Seda Koyuncu (Turkey)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Mechanism suppressing proteostasis collapse in pluripotent stem cells and its demise in Huntington's disease" (Dr. David Vilchez)
skoyunc2[at]uni-koeln.de

Tania Medeiros (Portugal)
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Examining the role of autophagy for mitochondrial homeostasis." (Dr. Martin Graef)
Awards/Fellowships: Poster Prize Nature, EMBO 2017 Autophagy: From molecular principles to human disease, Cavtat-Dubrovnic, Croatia, 09/2017
tania.medeiros[at]age.mpg.de

Jabiz Nafisi (Iran)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Polaritysignaling in the regulation of epidermal stem cell spindle > orientation and fate" (Prof. Carien Niessen)
jnafisi[at]smail.uni-koeln.de

Isabelle Schiffer (Germany) CGA Buddy
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Conserved muscle microRNA, mir-1, regulates C. elegans proteostasis" (Prof. Adam Antebi)
isabelle.schiffer[at]age.mpg.de

Robert Sehlke (Germany)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Integration and inference of molecular regulatory networks: From the Drosophila insulin response to mouse stem cell differentiation dynamics." (Prof. Andreas Beyer)
rsehlke[at]age.mpg.de

Hans-Georg Sprenger (Germany)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "The physiological role of the mitochondrial i-AAA protease YME1L in the nervous system" (Prof. Thomas Langer)
h.sprenger[at]uni-koeln.de

Anna Vesting (Germany)
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "The role of NIK in obesity associated HCC development" (Prof. Thomas Wunderlich)
anna.vesting[at]sf.mpg.de

Gulzar Wani (India)
Current position: PhD student, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Role of the mitochondrial peptidases YME1L and OMA1 in hippocampal neural stem and progenitor cells in the adult mouse brain" (Dr. Matteo Bergami)
gwani[at]smail.uni-koeln.de