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The Team

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Team Members

Dr. Robert Hänsel-Hertsch

Dr. Robert Hänsel-Hertsch

Principal Investigator

 I am a Bio­chem­ist and pas­sion­ate about Gen­ome Bio­logy.

Dr. Joana Frobel

Dr. Joana Frobel

Post Doctoral Researcher

I am par­tic­u­larly in­ter­ested to un­ravel re­la­tion­ships of epi­gen­ome al­ter­a­tions and ge­n­om­ic in­stabil­ity for ac­cel­er­ated age­ing dis­eases.

Dr. Michaela Höhne

Dr. Michaela Höhne

Post Doctoral Researcher

I am investigating changes in the (epi)genome of tumors and their microenvironment by employing bioinformatics approaches.

Olivia van Ray

Olivia van Ray

Medical Technical Assistant

I really enjoy contributing to science and solving scientific problems. I've worked in neuroscience, immunology, and stem cell biology, now I am here to conquer genomics!

Marta Manik

Marta Manik

Bachelor student

The motivation and goal of my scientific career is the contribution to a better understanding of genetic mechanisms, with the aim to establish more efficient diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for genetic diseases.

Pascal Hunold

Pascal Hunold

PhD student

I am em­ploy­ing sys­tem bio­logy ap­proaches to de­cipher mech­an­isms of (epi)gen­ome struc­ture and sta­bil­ity for lung can­cer de­vel­op­ment.

Priscilla Piccirillo

Priscilla Piccirillo

PhD student

I am very much interested in the study of biology since it is one of the best ways to discover something new about ourselves

Want to join our Team?

Our team is at the be­gin­ning of its jour­ney and ex­cited to es­tab­lish an out­stand­ing lab cul­ture. We wel­come cre­ativ­ity and crit­ic­al thinkers with team spir­it to un­ravel fun­da­ment­al mo­lecu­lar de­term­in­ants of (epi)gen­ome age­ing and re­lated dis­ease de­vel­op­ment.