PhD Students

Current

Aarathy RAVI SUNDAR JOSI GEETHA

Aarathy Ravi Sundar Josi Geetha

India
Transriptional differences during early and late stages of type I and type II interferon signaling
adrian

Adrian Söderholm

Sweden
Regulation of RNA dynamics in innate immune responses
alberto

Alberto Danieli

Italy
Selective autophagy, aggrephagy, SQSTM1, phase-separation
Aleksandra Levina

Aleksandra Levina

Latvia
Activation of the essential kinase PDK1 by phosphoinositide-driven autophosphorylation
Alexandra Shulkina

Alexandra Shulkina

Russia
Ultra-Rapid Proteasomal Degradation Mechanism of the Non-canonical RING Protein TRIM52, and its Cellular Function
ana

Ana Maria Sandru

Romania
To be announced
annika

Annika Bestehorn

Germany
Compartmentalization of mRNA decay during inflammation
Bernd BAUER

Bernd Bauer

AUSTRIA
Cargo receptor – chaperone interplay in mammalian aggrephagy
carmela

Carmela Moschella

Italy
Modelling time-heterogeneity in cell differentiation and molecular diffusion in the endoplasmic reticulum
christiane

Christiane Hütter

Austria
The Shape of Data: Visualizing and exploring high-dimensional biological networks in a three dimensional virtual realm
Christina Zeiler

Christina Zeiler

AUSTRIA
to be announced
Daniel BERNKLAU

Daniel Bernklau

Austria
The role of ATG9A in the initiation of mammalian autophagy
Daria Filipczak

Daria Filipczak

Poland
Chromatin regulation by nucleoplasmic lamins
dhanlakshmi

Dhanlakshmi Sunmugam

India
Illuminating ERK/AKT activity in asymmetric hematopoietic stem cell division
georg

Georg Vucak

Austria
Endosomal MEK1 complexes are responsible for the coordinated down-regulation of AKT and MEK/ERK through PTEN
Grzegorz Ścibisz_cut

Grzegorz Ścibisz

POLAND
to be announced
irene

Irene Schwartz

Austria
Degradation mechanisms of cancer-associated cellular deaminases and their importance for maintaining genome integrity
jeanne

Jeanne Fesselet

France
Programming of the resident macrophage by mRNA stability
julia

Julia Scholz

Austria
Endoplasmic reticulum remodeling during cell division
katharina

Katharina Siess

Austria
Regulation of the tumor suppressor phosphatase PHLPP
katrin

Katrin Fischer

Austria
Exploring the IRF1 protein interactome in the interferon response
konstantina

Konstantina Georgiou

Greece
Spatiotemporal gene regulation during muscle differentiation
laura-santini

Laura Santini

ITALY
Signal integration at the exit from ES cell self-renewal
Lidija Milojkovic

Lidija Milojkovic

Austria
FGF/ERK Signalling in Adult Neural Stem Cell Behavior
Luis Miguel CERRON ALVAN

Luis Miguel Cerron Alvan

PERU
Systematic dissection of an extended naïve pluripotency gene regulatory network
maurizio

Maurizio Forte

Italy
Molecular mechanism of transcription regulation by the Mediator kinases CDK8 and CDK19
michael

Michael Bindl

Germany
Mechanisms of endomesodermal lineage choice
Michael Oberhuemer

Michael Oberhuemer

AUSTRIA
to be announced
olga

Olga Babadei

Russia
The mechanism of regulation of ISG expression by Ifi203
Paulina Kettel_2

Paulina Kettel

GERMANY
Deciphering the spatiotemporal regulation of the unfolded protein response by the lipid membrane environment
rainer

Rainer Ettelt

Germany
Organelle-based signaling on the lysosomal surface – what’s regulated at the Ragulator interface
raquel

Raquel Silva

Portugal
Elucidating mechanisms of deregulated protein homeostasis in the premature aging disease progeria
ronja

Ronja Reinhardt

Austria
Insights to Protein kinase D activation – a conserved molecular switch for secretion
sara

Sara Scinicariello

Italy
Identification of novel protein stability regulators in dynamic homeostasis control
Sebastian Didusch

Sebastian Didusch

Austria
Network propagation for the interpretation of high-throughput data
songjie

Songjie Feng

China
Dissecting chromatin dependent enhancers in the exit from naive pluripotency
stefanie

Stefanie Toifl

Austria
Modulation of chaperone-mediated autophagy
sumire

Sumire Antonioli

Australia
Structural characterisation of MAST1 and its association with megacorpus callosum syndrome
swathi

Swathi Jayaram

India
Investigating the role of the cell cycle during exit from naive pluripotency
valentina

Valentina Budroni

Austria
Cellular degradation mechanisms of the hyper-mutator APOBEC3H

Alumni

Andreas Lackner

Austria
Position
Cooperative networks controlling the exit from naïve pluripotency

Christian Baumgartner

Germany
Position
Role of MEK1 in the hematopoietic system

Christina Manakanatas

Greece
Position
Molecular insights into endothelial cell dysfunction linked to cardiovascular disease in progeria

Daniel Elsner

AUSTRIA
Position
A ubiquitin-like dimerization domain regulates protein kinase D activation by trans-autophosphorylation

Daniel Pokorný

Czech Republic
Position
Elucidating the molecular basis of Sgk3 activation by the lipid second messenger phosphatidylinositol-3-phosphate

David Hollenstein

Austria
Kraft/Mertens / finished 2021
Identifying the Molecular Function of Vac8 in Yeast Autophagy

Duygu Demiröz

Turkey
Position
Listeria infection and immune metabolism

Ekaterini Platanitis

Austria
Position
A revised model of interferon signaling

Elena Galimberti

Italy
Position
NMD controls the exit from naïve pluripotency

Iris Steinparzer

Austria
Position
CDK8 and CDK19 are non-redundant transcriptional regulators of the interferon response

Julia Delacour

France
Schmeiser lab / finished 2020
Modeling p62-Ubiquitin aggregates involved in cellular autophagy

Kevin Eislmayr

Austria
Kovarik lab / finished 2021
IL-1 cytokines in S. pyogenes infection: new view of known players

Laura Boccuni

Italy
Position
Mechanism of cross-talk between p38 MAPK and interferons

Levent Bas

TURKEY
Position
Dissecting the molecular mechanisms of Atg1 activation and autophagosome-vacuole fusion

Martina Borroni

Italy
Kovarik lab / finished 2021
The Role of type I IFN signalling in immune homeostasis

Masa Ivin

Serbia
Position
Modulation of the innate immune response during Klebsiella pneumoniae – induced and pneumococcal pneumonia

Raffaela Torggler

Austria
Position
Molecular mechanism of Atg1 kinase and autophagy activation

Simona Ferraioli

Italy
Position
Lamins in muscle specific chromatin organization and gene expression

Stefan Benke

Austria
Position
Tripartite motif 52 as a context dependent regulator of glioblastoma cell proliferation

Tanya Hofer

Belarus
Von Heasler lab / former SMICH group
Blood cells segmentation in fluorescent microscopy images