Archive Junior Projects


Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. André Reis

Archive Junior Projects

Immunology and Infection

J01: Hüffmeier
Copy number polymorphisms as genetic risk factors for psoriatic arthritis
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Institute of Human Genetics

J12: Waldner 
The role of hypoxia inducible factor‑1 during the pathogenesis of colitis‑associated cancer
Term: 13.03.2011 - 12.03.2013
Department of Medicine 1

J20: Fürnrohr 
Functional analysis of the coding variant rs1143679 (R77H) in CD11bH) in CD11b
Term: 01.11.2011 - 15.08.2013
Department of Medicine 3

J21: Winkelmann 
Function of KLF2 and 4 in B cell differentiation
Term: 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2013
Department of Molecular Immunology

J22: Jochmann 
The role of O-GlcNAc-modification in regulating KSHV gene expression and replication
Term: 01.11.2011 - 31.10.2013
Department of Surgery

J27: López-Posadas
Impact of posttranslational protein geranylgeranylation in intestinal epithelial cells in gut homeostasis.
Term: 01.11.2012 - 31.10.2014
Department of Medicine 1

J28: Leppkes
Pathomechanisms of inflammation dependent fibrogenesis
Term: 16.11.2012 - 15.11.2014
Department of Medicine 1

J29: Beyer
Interaction of morphogene pathways in the development of fibrotic diseases                                           Term: 01.10.2012 - 30.09.2014
Department of Medicine 3

J30: Thomas
Characterization of cytoplasmic activities of human cytomegalovirus pUL69 and its putative role as an antagonist of intrinsic immunity
Term: 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2014
Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology

J37: Bosch-Voskens 
Adoptive cell therapy with ex-vivo expanded NK and γδT cells in metastatic melanoma
Term: 01.07.2013 - 30.04.2016
Department of Dermatology

J38: Dietel
MCS-18 for the treatment of atherosclerosis
Term: 01.02.2014 - 31.01.2016
Department of Medicine 2

J39: Dees
Hypermethylation of SOCS3 in fibrotic diseases
Term: 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2015
Department of Medicine 3

J40: Ramming 
PU.1 signalling in fibrotic diseases
Term: 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2015
Department of Medicine 3

J41: Schauer
Neutrophil-induced resolution of inflammation in gouty arthritis
Term: 01.12.2013 - 30.11.2016
Department of Medicine 3

J43: Mchedlidze
The role of IL-33/ST2 signaling in the development of infectious colitis
Term: 01.02.2015 - 31.10.2016
Department of Medicine 1

J44: Hahn
Rhadinovirus Entry Receptors
Term: 01.04.2015 - 31.12.2015
Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology


J07: Knippertz
Adenovirus-mediated expression of therapeutic transgenes in human dendritic cells under the control of the CD83-promoter
Term: 01.09.2009 - 31.08.2011
Department of Immune Modulation

J08: Rau
Epigenetic regulation of the gastric inflammation-metaplasia-carcinoma-sequence by promotor methylation
Term: 01.10.2009 - 30.09.2011
Institute of Pathology

J09: Hadjihannas
Impact of Conductin degradation by the Anaphase Promoting Complex (APC/C) on Wnt/b-catenin signaling during the cell cycle of colon cancer cells
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Experimental Medicine II

J10: Wacker
Activin B as potential inducer of tumor stem cells in clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Term: 17.11.2009 - 16.11.2011
Experimental Medicine II

J18: Bruns 
Immunmodulatory function of macrophages in tumor stroma of high malignant Burkitt lymphoma
Term: 01.02.2011 - 31.01.2013
Department of Medicine 5

J19: Britzen-Laurent 
Immune escape in colorectal carcinoma: role of the IFN-g pathway
Term: 15.02.2011 - 14.02.2013
Department of Surgery

J24: Mougiakakos 
Immune modulatory effects by oxidative stress in patients with chronic lymphatic leukemia
Term: 15.09.2011 - 14.09.2013
Department of Medicine 5

J25: Boos
Establishing of an autonomous lymphatic vessel network in the AV-loop model using lymnphatic endothelial cells and mesenchymal stem cells
Term: 01.02.2012 - 31.01.2014
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery

J26: Kreß
Regulation of the tumor marker Fascin by the oncoprotein Tax of Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)
Term: 01.01.2012 bis 31.12.2013                                                             Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology

J34: Kremer
Indirect presentation of HLA class II restricted tumor antigens
Term: 15.08.2012 - 14.08.2014
Department of Medicine 5

J35: Moskalev
The role of long non-coding RNAs from human HOX loci in aberrant epi-genetic programming of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST)
Term: 01.12.2012 - 30.11.2014
Institute of Pathology

J47: Bach
Post-transcriptional regulation by Hoxa9
Term: 01.03.2015 - 31.08.2017
Department of Medicine 5


J05: Grömer
Axonal transport and synaptic capture of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease
Term: 16.08.2009 - 15.08.2011
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

J06: Waschbisch
MicroRNA expression profiling of T cells  derived from  multiple sclerosis patients and healthy donors
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Department of Neurology

J17: Dahlhaus 
The human and the murine Scal –two orthologs of a novel protein with diffrent protein interaction motifs and with relevance for the Fragile X Syndrome
Term: 15.02.2011 - 14.02.2013
Institute of Biochemistry

J32: Abdallah
Molecular and structural analysis of neuropsychiatric symptoms in transgenic models of Parkinson’s disease
Term: 01.09.2012 - 31.08.2014
Department of Molecular Neurology

J33: Reiprich
Sox2 in the CNS: regulating myelination by microRNAs
Term: 01.02.2013 - 31.01.2015
Institute of Biochemistry

Renal and Vascular Research

J02: Raaz-Schrauder
The role of Fcg receptors on the formation and destabilisation of atherosclerotic
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Department of Medicine 2

J03: Buchholz
The role of HIF-1α in genesis, cystic proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal-transition of renal tubular epithelial cells – studies in a threedimensional in vitro
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Department of Medicine 4

J04: Benz
Cardiovascular and renal changes in obesity - Influence of low nephron number
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

J13: Freisinger 
Tonic afferent renal neurons: The role of TTX-sensitive sodiumchannels
Term: 01.01.2011 - 31.12.2012
Department of Medicine 4

J14: Kopp 
23Sodium-MRI as new diagnostic tool to assess Na+-accumulation in therapy refractory hypertension
Term: 01.04.2011 - 31.03.2013
Department of Medicine 4

J15: Schmidt 
Impact of cell-cell-communication and biomodulating agents on the formation of a neovascular in vivo system during exposure to ionizing radiation
Term: 15.03.2011 - 14.03.2013
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery

J16: Härteis 
Activation of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) by plasmin,
trypsin IV and cathepsin S
Term: 01.01.2011 - 31.12.2012
Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

J23: Hackenbeck 
The role of the hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) and lysyl oxidases in renal fibrosis
Term: 15.11.2011 - 11.08.2013
Department of Medicine 4

J31: Schödel
Function of a novel, HIF-regulated transcript
Term: 01.02.2013 - 31.01.2015
Department of Medicine 4

Molecular Medicine

J36: Kremer 
Identification of molecular signalling pathways in cholestatic pruritus
Term: 01.09.2013 - 31.08.2015
Department of Medicine 1

J42: Ferrazzi
Bayesian reverse engineering of gene regulatory networks in heart development
Term: 01.04.2014 - 31.03.2016
Institute of Human Genetics

J48: Scholtysek
PPARβ/δ in the crosstalk of bone and glucose metabolism
Term: 01.01.2015 - 30.06.2017
Department of Medicine 3

Other methodologically oriented projects, like informatics, statistics

J11: Schmid
E.BOOST – Extending Boosting Methods and Competitors to New Settings of High-Dimensional Data
Term: 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2011
Insitute of Medical Informatics

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