Class 2015

Dr. Vishnu Balaji (India)
Current position: Postdoc, Hoppe lab, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Mechanism regulating the substrate specificity and processivity of the quality control ubiquitin ligase CHN-1/CHIP." (Prof. Thorsten Hoppe) 

Dr. Chiara Calabrese (Italy)
Current position: Global Technical Support Specialist, Miltenyi, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Mitochondrial-intrinsic functions of TFEB." (Dr. Nirmal Robinson)
Awards/Fellowships: Scholarship for Keystone Symposia 2016 "Cellular Stress Responses adn Infectious Agents", Santa Fe, NM, USA, 12/2016 

Dr. Giuseppe Calculli (Italy)
Current position: Postdoc, CECAD Research Center, Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Role of CEY proteins in proteostasis." (Dr. David Vilchez)

Dr. Plácido da Paixao Pereira (Portugal)
Current position: tba
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Cadherin-dependent force regulation in epidermal morphogenesis and homeostasis." (Prof. Carien Niessen)

Dr. Sophie Kaspar (Germany)
Current position: Postdoc, Molekulare Diagnostik, Institut für Humangenetik, University Clinic Cologne, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Disentangling the role of CHOP in Mitochondrial Dysfunction" (Prof. Aleksandra Trifunovic)


Dr. David Kochan (Canada)
Current position: European Patent Attorney Candidate, Munich, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Investigating the link between H3K56ac and Mpt5 in S. cerevisiae." (Dr. Peter Tessarz)

Dr. Magdalena Kremer (Germany)
Current position: Scientific Assessor, Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Acetylation KAT KDAC lysine transcription factor E. coli in vivo genetic code expansion" (Prof. Lammers)

Dr. Sandra Kochan (Germany)
Current position: Regulatory Labeling Associate, Glenwood GmbH, Munich, Germany
PhD thesis/supervisor: "Role of mitochondrial fusion dynamics in adult hippocampal NSC lineage progression." (Prof. Matteo Bergami)