Team Members

 

Dr. Che Julius Ngwa

Dr. Che Julius Ngwa Copyright: Ute Ewodo

Dr. Julius Che Ngwa is a group leader in the section.

He is working on the project:

Functional characterization of epigenetically regulated zinc finger proteins important for malaria parasite transmission

He is currently supervising

the doctoral theses of Jean Pierre Mysabyimana, Afia Farrukh and Borja Hahnsen

as well as the medical doctoral thesis of Rabea Stratmann and the research internship of Alexander Siep.

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Dr. Sandra Bennink

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Dr. Sandra Bennink is post doctoral co-worker in the working group.

She is working on the topic:

The dynamics of stress granules during translational control in malaria gametocytes

and the DFG project about the scaffolding protein WLP1 in malaria gametocytes as well as

the new project on vesicle dynamics during host cell egress by malaria gametocytes.

Currently, she supervises the master thesis of Michelle Schumacher and the bachelor thesis of Lena Hahnfeld.

Furthermore, Dr. Bennink is involved in the teaching of medical students and is part of the lecture series "Cell Biology 1 for Medical Students".

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Emilie Joelle Njila

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Ms. Njila has been a PhD student in the working group since 2015.

She is working on the following topic

Unveiling the role of putative 7-transmembrane receptors of malaria parasites during transmission from the human host to the mosquito vector

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Timo Reiß

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Timo Reiß has been a PhD student in the working group since 2017.

He is working on the following topic:

Factor H-mediated complement evasion by the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

Currently, he supervises the master thesis of Lily Lou.

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Jean Pierre Musabyimana

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Jean Pierre Musabyimana has been a PhD student in the working group since April 2019 and is working on the topic:

Comparative mapping of the DNA-methylation status in the blood and transmission stages of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

He supervises the research internship of Lea Blaschke.

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Borja Hanhsen

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Borja Hanhsen has been a PhD student in the working group from May 2019.

He is working on the topic:

Functional characterization of epigenetically regulated zinc finger proteins important for malaria parasite transmission

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Afia Farrukh

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Afia Farrukh has been a PhD student in the working group since October 2019.

She is working on the topic:

Functional characterization of epigenetically regulated zinc finger proteins important for malaria parasite transmission

Currently, she supervises the bachelor thesis of Vanessa Mahlich.

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Rabea Stratmann

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Rabea Stratmann has been a team member of our working group since february 2020.

She is working under the supervision of Dr. Julius Che Ngwa on her medical doctoral thesis on

"Screening of bromodomain compounds against Plasmodium falciparum"

 
 

Juliane Saßmannshausen

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Juliane Saßmannshausen has been a PhD student since Mai 2020 in our group.

She is working on "Vesicle dynamics during the egress of malaria gametocytes from the red blood cell"

Currently, she supervises the master thesis of Sarah Wittlich.

 
 

Elke Wilden

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Elke Wilden is a technical assistant and organizes the training of medical students.

She also takes over the administrative tasks of the working group.

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Ute Ewodo Beyeme

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Ute Ewodo is the coordinator for the new, English-language specialisation "Medical Life Sciences" in the Master's programme in Biology.

The office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11 am. Outside these hours, please make an appointment.

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Sofia Basova

Sofia Basova Copyright: Sofia Basova

Ms. Basova has been our new Technical Assistant since May.

She supports our scientists in the laboratory

and is responsible for the animal stable.