Class 2010

Dr. Filippo Beleggia (Italy)
Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, lab Prof. Christian Reinhardt, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Innovative strategies for gene identification and functional analysis of progeria syndromes" (Prof. Bernd Wollnik)

Hakam Gharbi (Tunisia)
Current position: Global Medical Affairs Director, Novartis, Paris, France
Awards/Fellowships: Travel Grant Myrovlytis Trust for the 5th BHD, 2nd HLRCC Symposium, 06/2013
Travel Grant German society of Nephrology for the 4th DGfN meeting, 10/2012

Dr. Moritz Horn (Germany)
Current position: CEO and Co-founder, ACUS Laboratories GmbH, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Coordination of Developmental Timing and Maturation by the F-box Protein DRE-1/FBXO11" (Prof. Adam Antebi)

Dr. Tim König (Germany)
Current position: Postdoc, McGill University, Neuromuscular Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Heidi McBride, Montreal, Canada
PhD thesis/supervisor: "m-AAA proteases protect against neurodegeneration by regulating mitochondrial protein biogenesis and Ca2+ homeostasis" (Prof. Thomas Langer)

Dr. Priyanka Maiti (India)
Current position: Postdoctoral Associate, Lab of Prof. Antonio Barrientos, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
PhD thesis/supervisor: "The role of caseinolytic mitochondrial matrix peptidase proteolytic subunit (CLPP) in regulation of mitochondrial ribosome biogenesis in mammals" (Prof. Aleksandra Trifunovic)
Awards/Fellowships: MEET- Mitochondrial European Educational Training Fellowship for course in Mitochondrial Medicine, 12/2014

Dr. Hui-Ling Ou (Taiwan)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University, Great Britain
PhD thesis/supervisor: "DNA damage response in Caenorhabditis elegans Germlines" (Prof. Björn Schumacher)
Awards/Fellowships: Young Investigator Talk Award, German Association for Aging Research (DGfA), 2016
Young Investigator Travel Grant Award, The 36th Internatinal Congress of Physiological Sciences, Kyoto, Japan, 2009
2nd Prize Graduate Student Thesis Contest, Insitute for physiology, University of Yang-Ming, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009

Dr. Salil Sukumaran (India)
Current position: Senior Scientific Officer, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Characterisation of CDK5RAP2 as a novel regulator in the Hippo signaling pathway" (Prof. Angelika Noegel)