2020

November

Congratulations to Angelika! She has received the starter grant of the Austrian Diabetes Society (ÖDG).

Her grant has the following title: "INVESTIGATION OF DNA SECONDARY STRUCTURES AS DRIVERS OF ALTERED EPIGENETIC MODIFICATIONS IN OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES"!

We are very happy with her!

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June

1 year has passed and now it is time to say goodbye to our dear Katharina. Katharina supported us for 1 year as technical assistant! Thank you very much for your efforts, dear Katharina, we will miss you very much!

May

It is time so say goodbye to our Esther! Esther is now finished with the laboratory work and will now finish the writing part of her PhD thesis in the beautiful Tyrol! Esther, we will miss you!

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April

We are proud to announce that Prof. Angela Risch is co-author of the following paper:

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2019

October

We have a new colleague in our team. Angelika Heißl will work for us as a postdoc. Welcome to the team, dear Angelika!

September

We congratulate Esther Schamschula for the "Best Poster Award" and Angelika Heißl for the "Best Talk Award" at this year's ÖGMBT Congress! Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des Bildes

July

Our team has grown. Katharina Elsensohn will work for us as a technical assistant. Welcome to the team, dear Katharina!

April

Congratulations to Johanna Bergbaur for her master! The title of her master thesis is: "Chromosome conformation capture analysis of a putative enhancer region on chromosome 1". We wish Johanna all the best for her fish farming!

March

Our colleague Esther Schamschula is one of the winners of the Marie-Andeßner-Dissertation Scholarships 2019! Congratulations!
More details: Gewinnerinnen der Marie-Andeßner-Dissertationsstipendien 2019

2018

August

Congratulations to Sissy Gunnarsdottir for successfully passing the Master's exam! The title of her masters thesis is: "The functional analysis of a smoking-induced differentially methylated region on chromosome 1".
We wish her all the best for her future scientific career!

July

We would like to welcome Sarah Pichler in our group. She is doing an internship sponsored by the FFG. Sarah's project title is: "Methodological basics of molecular biology".

January

We would like to welcome our visiting scientist Sven Rouschop, MSc from the University of Maastricht. We look forward to good cooperation with Sven during his research work in our lab.

2017

December

We would like to welcome our new research technician Anna Strobl in our lab. We are looking forward to a good cooperation!

November

Well done to Kristina Duswald for obtaining her Master's degree! The title of her masters thesis is: "Methylation patterns in patients with fatty liver disease - effect of alcohol exposure".
Good luck with your future studies in Linz!

October

Congratulations to Christian Faltus for achieving his PhD degree! The title of his PhD thesis is: "Identification of NHLRC1 as Novel Oncogene from a Lung Cancer Epigenome-Wide Association Study".
For his further career we wish him all the best!

August

Congratulations to Sebastian Kollmann for successfully passing his Master's exam! The title of his masters thesis is: "Smoking-induced Differentially Methylated Regions as potential Lung Cancer Risk Markers and their Functional Analysis".
Sebastian will start his PhD at the institute of pharmacology and toxicology in Vienna.
For his future work we wish him all the best!

Mai

Congratulations to Stefanie Rauscher for successfully passing her Master's exam! The title of her masters thesis is: " Effects of hypomethylating agents on the methylation on epigenetic regulator gene".
Stefanie will start her PhD in the group of Dr. Roland Geisberger (SCRI-LIMCR, Tumorimmunology and Chemoimmuntherapy) at the SALK in Salzburg.
For her future work we wish her all the best!

April

Congratulations to Theresa Schmid for successfully passing her Master´s exam! The title of her master thesis is: "Inducing Methylation Changes in Epigenetic Regulator Genes in Cancer Cell Lines".
Theresa was accepted at the Helmholtz International Graduate School and will start her PhD in the group of Prof. Dr. Peter Lichter at the DKFZ in Heidelberg.
For her future work we wish her all the best!

March

Congratulations to Florian Wolff for his first review "The double-edged sword of (re)expression of genes by hypomethylating agents: from viral mimicry to exploitation as priming agents for targeted immune checkpoint modulation".

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