Lectures and progress reports

CiM-IMPRS students meet for a weekly lecture in which their supervisors provide basic knowledge and insights into recent developments in biology, biomedicine and imaging. Additionally, students give progress reports about their PhD projects in order to discuss scientific aims and results as well as exercising presentation skills.

Lectures: Mondays, 8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Progress reports:
Mondays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Venue: Schlossplatz 4

Please note: Each progress report is 20 minutes + 10 minutes discussion.

Date Topics and speakers

Lecture: Organ-specific and Functional Specialization of Blood Vessels
Ralf Adams

Progress reports:
Johannes Naß and Srishti Rangarajan


Lecture: Mathematical models for transport networks
Benedikt Wirth

Progress reports:
Simon Steiner and Matthew Davies


Lecture: Targeting cellular signalling pathways to fight hyperinflammatory
RNA virus infections

Stephan Ludwig

Progress reports:
Christina Teubert and Tanmay Sadhanasatish


Lecture: Visualizing the assembly and dynamics of macromolecular machines using cryoEM
Christos Gatsogiannis

Progress reports:
Mirsana Ebrahimkutty and Ann-Katrin Wienkamp


No Lecture

Progress reports:
Gizem Takir and Bruna Véras de Carvalho


Lecture: Organotypic models of vascularized tissues
Britta Trappmann

Progress reports:
Yokari Godinez-Loyola and Zenia


Lecture: Assembling tissues cell by cell using light
Seraphine Wegner

Progress reports:
Neha Uttekar and Nidhi Mote


Lecture: Exploring cell adhesion on molecular scales
Carsten Grashoff

Progress reports:
Rashi Singh and Cindy Ulloa Guerrero


Lecture: Novel approaches to imaging neutrophils
Luise Erpenbeck

Progress reports:
Sven Wargenau and Junxiu Duan


Lecture: How to build and maintain multilayered epithelia
Sara Wickström

Progress reports:
Sarthak Mishra and Samruddhi Shembekar


Lecture: Atherosclerosis – an inflammatory disease
Oliver Söhnlein

Progress reports:
Marcus Freise and Hunki Lee