Former PhD student of the Lab




Dr. Mirko Hüsken left the lab in 2016 to work in the area of clinical monitoring. He finished his PhD in 10/2017. Currently he is Medical Science Liason Manager at Bayer Vital GmbH. Email: mirko.huesken (et) bayer.com


Dr. Benjamin Hallier finished his PhD in July 2017. Email: b.hallier@gmx.de. Benjamin got an appointment at Diagonal GmbhH & Co.KG, Münster.


Dr. Ariane Wilmes finished her PhD in 5/2016. She also worked as a coordinator for the SFB-integrated IRTG graduate school in Osnabrück. Her email address is: Ariane Wilmes Ariane.Wilmes@Biologie.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE. Currently, Ariane is working as a staff scientist at the University of Dundee, UK.


Dr. Bettina Prieß (nee Abeln) finished her PhD in 5/2014. In 7/2014 she got an appointment at AstraZeneca (pharmaceutics) in Berlin, since 2016, Bettina works at Jenapharm GmbH & Co KG as pharmaceutical representative.


Dr. Maik Drechsler has completed his PhD in 7/2012. Afterwards he worked as a coordinator for the Oviedo-Osnabrück international graduate school (DAAD funded IPID program). Maik is now with Prof. Dr. Isabel Palacios at the Department of Zoology, Downing Street, University of Cambridge (UK) working on cell polarity. Email: maik.drechsler (et) biologie.uni-osnabrueck.de.


Dr. Markus Tögel has finished his PhD in 2012 and passed his thesis defense successfully in spring 2013. He accepted a position at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Oxford (UK) in the group of Prof. Tudor A. Fulga where he is working on micro-RNAs. Email: m.toegel (et) aon.at


Dr. Carmen Döring (2012) has finished her PhD in the lab of Prof. Günter Purschke. Carmen is currently working in a pharmaceutical company in Münster. Email:


Dr. Shuoshuo Wang (PhD 6/2012) // After completing his PhD Shuoshuo continued in research and joined Prof. Talila Volk at the Weizmann-Institut in Rehovot (Israel) to work on tube formation. In 2017 Shuoshuo moved on to the Lionnet lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, Institute for Systems Genetics. Email: shuoshuo.wang (et) nyumc.org


Dr. Christine Lehmacher (PhD 5/2012) // After finishing her PhD, Christine teamed up with Prof. Günther Purschke (this Department) and Dr. Dieter Fiege from the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt to work as a PostDoc researcher for about one year. Christine got an appointment at the Hochschule Osnabrück (University of Applied Sciences) as a research coordinator. Email: Lehmacher (et) wi.hs-osnabrueck.de


Dr. Mareike Panz (PhD 2/2012) // After completing her PhD Mareike continued in our lab to work with Dr. Heiko Harten on Neprilysins as a PostDoc. From March 2013 to June 2014 Mareike worked at the SynenTec GmbH in Münster/Germany. In 7/2014 she got an appointment at Dr. Kurt Wolff (care products) in Bielefeld. Email: Panz (et) biologie.uni-osnabrueck.de


Dr. Stefanie Albrecht (PhD 12/2010) // Stefanie is now working as a postdoc and senior scientist at the Universitätsklinikum Münster, Neuropathology, Email: stefanie.albrecht (et) ukmuenster.de


Dr. Julia Sellin (PhD 8/2008) // Julia continued in research and is currently postdoc with Prof. Michael Hoch at the Life & Medical Sciences Institute Bonn (LIMES), Email: sellin (et) uni-bonn.de


Dr. Dmitry Popichenko (PhD 4/2008) // Dmitry finished his PhD in 2008 and moved on as a postdoc in Prof. Ruth Palmers lab at the Umea Center for Molecular Pathogenesis (Sweden). Since 2011/12 Dmitry is back to Russia to work as a scientist at Vector-Best  (http://vector-best.ru). His Email in 2015 is: popichenko_11 (et) hotmail.com


Dr. Annette Bergter (PhD 8/2007) // After completing her PhD Annette started to work as a LSM Application Specialist at Carl Zeiss Microimaging in Jena. Annette is currently appointed as a LSM Development Specialist at Zeiss.  Email: abergter (et) web.de


Dr. Simone Lier (PhD 9/2002) // After completing her PhD Simone continued as a postdoc at the Max Delbrück Centrum in Berlin for one year before she accepted a position at the Behring-Werke in Marburg. She got trained as a Patent Counsellor and has now a position at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products GmbH, Email: simone.lier (et) siemens.com


Dr. Cyrill Brand (PhD 5/2002) // After leaving the university Cyrill got trained as a Product Manager at GlaxoSmithKline, later he continued as a Program Manager at Dres. Schlegel+Schmidt Kommunikation GmbH. He is currently CEO in the area of Medical Services (Göttingen).


Dr. Sebastian Breuer // After finishing his PhD, Sebastian moved on as a postdoc at the ETH Zürich. Later he decided to become a Program Manager at „The Genetics Company“ (Switzerland) and worked as a department head in the area of Business Development Diagnostics (Chemical Industry). Currently he is Vice President in Business Development at Biotest (Frankfurt).



Former Senior scientists at the Department


Dr. Barbara Rotstein Bajo  Phone -2386, Email: Barbara.Rotstein@Biologie.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE


PD Dr. Torsten Struck (old homepage) moved to the Museum Alexander König in Bonn. Email: torsten.struck.zfmk (et) uni-bonn.de




last update: 6/2015