Class 2013

Maria del Pilar Miranda (Colombia)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Regulation of mitochondrial DNA gene expression and the consequences of its loss in mammals" (Prof. Dr. Nils-Göran Larsson)

Joana Goncalves (Portugal)
Former Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Linda Partridge

Amirabbas Rueber (Iran)
Current position: Senior Consultant, IT and Business Consulting Services CGI, Düsseldorf, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Investigating the role of the CCT chaperonin in stem cell identity and aging" (Prof. Dr. David Vilchez)

Merve Kilinc (Turkey)
Current position: Project Manager, Vakzine Projekt Management GmbH, Hannover, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Learning from the fly: Oncogenic JNK signaling is linked to Hippo pathway via its downstream effectors Cheerio and Ftz-F1" (Prof. Dr. Mirka Uhlirova)

Priyanka Kohli (India)
Current position: Research Scientist for Kidney Diseases, Evotec, Göttingen, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Comprehensive analyses of the ciliary membrane-associated proteome identifies actin-binding proteins as key components of primary cilia" (Prof. Dr. Thomas Benzing)

Ioana Roxana Macovei (Romania)
Current position: Application Specialist at Diamedix Diagnostica, Bukarest, Romania
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rudolf Wiesner

Anna Lena Ostermann-Parucha (Germany)
Current position: Clinical Research Associate, CONVIDIA, Münster, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "IEC-specific Insulin Resistance Impairs Gut Barrier Function and Promotes Colitis-associated Cancer" (Dr. Thomas Wunderlich)

Lucie Stamm (Germany)
Current position: Product Manager Regenerative Medicine, Miltenyi Biotec, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "The role of microRNAs in aging-related proteolytic pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans" (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hoppe)

Eduardo Silva Ramos (USA)
Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Maintenance and distribution of mammalian mitochondrial nucleoids" (Prof. Dr. Nils-Göran Larsson)

Maria Schotik (Germany)
Current position: Medical Solution Lead Dermatology at UCB, Monheim am Rhein, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Elucidating novel genes and molecular mechanisms involved in accelerated ageing" (Prof. Dr. Matthias Hammerschmidt)

Sarah Isabella Denzel (Germany)
Current position: Senior Project Manager, biomodal, Great Chesterford, UK
PhD thesis/supervisor: "The Role of GFAT in C. elegans Protein Quality Control" (Prof. Dr. Adam Antebi)

Trieu My Van (Germany)
Current position: Senior Manager of Internal Application Scientists and European Headquarter Site lead, NanoString Technologies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PhD thesis/supervisor: "RIPK1 function in TNF signalling pathway" (Prof. Manolis Pasparakis)