Tools: Milliplex analysis, qPCR, Molecular Biology, Laser scan microscopy, Immunohistochemistry, Cell and tissue culture, confocal microscopy, Mouse surgery, RNA analysis, rtPCR, Cytometry and fluorescent microscopy, Mouse experiments in vivo, Isolation of primary cells (hepatocytes and non-parenchymal cells)
I received my diploma in biology in 2001 from the Heinrich-Heine-University in Duesseldorf and the Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) degree in 2006 from the University of Hohenheim in Germany. The practical part of my Ph.D. thesis had been realized at the clinic for gastroenterology, hepatology and infectiology at the university hospital in Duesseldorf. After my Ph.D. I focussed my studies on MAP-kinase-regulated cytokine/chemokine expression in response to bacterial or viral pathogens with a main issue on ...
Group leader of the junior group: The Hedgehog Signalling Pathway (LiSyM-JGMMS)