Graduations in 2020

GCB Graduates 2020 in alphabetical order.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

 

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Joyce Odeke Akello, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (October 21)
Institute for infectious diseases, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stephen Leib)
«Identification and Characterisation of Emerging Viruses from Clinical and Environmental Samples»

Andrea Marco Amati,  PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 20)
Department for Chemistry & Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Christoph von Ballmoos)
«Towards unidirectional reconstitution of membrane proteins into liposomes»

Simona Amodeo, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (September 22)
Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Sciences (Prof. Dr. Torsten Ochsenreiter)
«One structure to link it all – the interface between the mitochondrial genome, and its replication and segregation machinery in Trypanosoma brucei»»

Nanina Tamar Anderegg, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 18)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Matthias Egger)
«People living with HIV worldwide: from start of antiretroviral therapy to retention in care and death»

Maria Regula Arnold , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (April 27)
Department of Cariovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine
(PD Dr. Sarah L. Longnus, Prof. Dr. Hendrik Tevaearai Stahel)
«Heart transplantation with donation after circulatory death: Energy metabolism in cardioprotection»

 

B

Fabian Balsiger, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (December 4)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine  (Prof. Mauricio Reyes)
«Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Diagnose and Monitor Neuromuscular Diseases»

Güliz Tuba Barut, PhD in Immunology (September 16)
Institute of Virology and Immunology, Vetsuisse Faculty (Prof. Dr. Arthur Summerfield)
«Immunostimulatory effects of toll-like receptor ligands on bovine peripheral blood dendritic cells and monocytes»

 Jens Michael Becker , Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM,PhD) (November 30)
Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Vetsuisse-Faculty (Prof. Mireille Meylan)
«The novel concept for veal calf fattening ‘outdoor veal calf’ and its associations with antimicrobial use, mortality, daily weight gain and the evolution of antimicrobial resistance in the course of the fattening process»

Johanna Karin Bernhard, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosphy (DVM, PhD) (August 20)
Clinic for Ruminants, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Adrian Steiner)
«Lameness, Behavior and Skin Lesions in Swiss Dairy Cows Housed in Tie Stalls»

Giuseppe  Bombaci , PhD in Immunology (April 28)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Ramanjaneyulu Allam)
«Understanding the role of RNH-1 in lnflammation»

Nuria Bosch Guiteras, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 11)
Department of BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Rory Johnson)
«Enhancing CRISPR deletion via pharmacological delay of DNA-PK »

Lisa Maria Bracher,  PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 7)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry , Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Norbert Polacek)
«The role of human vtRNA1-1 in starvation-mediated apoptosis»

 

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Oliver Stephan Caliaro, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (November 6)
DCB, Faculty of Science, Bern (PD Dr Carlos Ros)
 «Intracellular Trafficking and Uncoating of Human Parvovirus B19»

Daniela Casari, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (October 27)
EMPA, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Philippe Zysset)
 «Mms19: A regulator of mitosis and neural development in Drosophila melanogaster»

Rohan Chippalkatti, PhD in Cell Biology (February 18)
Institute of Cell Biology (Prof. Dr. Beat Suter)
 «Mms19: A regulator of mitosis and neural development in Drosophila melanogaster»

Anca-Liliana Cismaru, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (August 10)
Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine (PD. Dr. Ursula Amstutz)
«Genetics of metamizole-induced agranulocytosis»

Michel Jacques Counotte, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (January 27)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (Prof. Dr. Nicola Low)
«Zika virus: Causality, open science and risk of emerging infectious diseases»

Iva Cvitas, PhD in Immunology (January 24)
Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Eliane Marti)
«Investigating the role of keratinocytes in the development of equine insect bite hypersensitivity»

 

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Carmen Cornelia Maria de Jong, MD,PhD (February 24)
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (Prof. Dr. Claudia Kuehni)
 «Childhood asthma: From referral to long-term outcomes»

Monica de Oliveira Caldeira, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 9, 2020)
Veterinary Physiology, Vetsuisse Faculty (Prof. Rupert Bruckmeier, Prof. Olga Wellnitz)
«Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug effects on the immune system of dairy cows»

Annunziata Di Domenico , PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (April 29)
Institute of Pathology Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. med. Aurel Perren, Dr. Ilaria Marinoni)
«Designing a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour (PanNet) progression model baded on epigenetics»

 

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Benjamin Peter Eigl, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (November 11)
RTORG Center For Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine
(Prof. Stefan Weber, Prof. Matthias Peterhans)
«On the role of image guidance technologies in the treatment of pancreatic cancer»

Alexander Uwe Johann Ernst, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (June 22)
Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Nadia Mercader Huber)
«New insights into epicardium formation through in vivo imaging in the zebrafish»

 

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Laura Facchin, PhD in Neuroscience (June 29)
University hospital (Inselspital), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Antoine Adamantidis, Prof. Claudio Bassetti)
«Slow waves promote sleep-dependent plasticity and functional recovery after stroke»

 

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Yanyun Gao, PhD in Cell Biology (September 3)
Department of BioMedical Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Ralph Schmid,  PD Dr. Thomas Marti)
«Targeting Mitochondrial Metabolism of Chemoresistant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells»

Carolina Garcia Poyatos , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (April 29)
Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Nadia Mercader Huber)
«Supramolecular organization of the mitochondrial electron transport chain in zebrafish: Physiological role of respiratory supercomplexes»

Pascal Gasser, PhD in Immunology (July 17)
University Hospital Bern, Dept. RIA, Faculty of Medicine (PD Dr. Alexander Eggel)
«Characterization of next-generation anti-IgE inhibitors to treat IgE-associated allergic disorders»

Tom Gawliczek, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (August 13)
ARTORG Centre Hearing Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Martin Kompis)
«Influence of coupling and fitting parameters on the benefit with bone conduction hearing systems»

Manuela Gerber, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM,PhD) (December 7)
Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (PD Dr.  Michèle Bodmers)
«Reduction of antimicrobial use by evidence-based preventive measures and understandig its influencing factors in Swiss dairy farms»

Nina Germic, PhD in Immunology (March 17)
Institute of Pharmacology , Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Hans-Uwe Simon)
«ATG5 promotes eosinophil hematopoiesis but inhibits eosinophil effector functions – implications for cancer and bacterial infections»

Annik Imogen Gmel, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (January 23)
Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Tosso Leeb, Dr. Markus Neuditschko)
«Increasing the accuracy of genetic studies by improving the phenotyping process—A case study in the Franches-Montagnes horse breed»

Carole Salome Grädel, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (December 11)
Institute for infectious diseases, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stephen Leib)
«Next Generation Sequencing and Molecular Epidemiology of Human Enteroviruses»

Simone Sandra Graf, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (July 21)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Christoph von Ballmoos)
«Charging and Emptying the Battery of Lifes»

Thomas Gruber,  PhD in Immunology (May 12)
Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Mirjam Schenk)
«The roles of IL-32 and CB2R in tumor immunity»

 

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  Quentin Haas, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (March 6)
Institute of Pharmacology , Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Stephan von Gunten)
«The role of Siglec-7 and Siglec-9 on cytotoxic T cells»

Alexander Christoph Haindrich, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (August 31)
Institute of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Science (Prof. Doris Rentsch)
«Amino Acid Transporters in Trypanosoma brucei»

Mahmoud Malek Hallal , PhD in Computational Biology (April 22)
Department for BioMedical Research, Faculty of Medicine (PD Dr. med. Nicolas Bonadies)
«Development and Validation of a Phosphoproteomics Analysis Pipeline for the Characterization of Targetable Kinases in Myeloid»

Seid Hamzic, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (July 28)
Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Carlo Largadièr)
«5-FU Toxicity: Hunting the missing heritability»

Daniela Christiane Hanke, PhD in Cell Biology (September 1)
Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Daniel Guido Fuster)
«The role of sodium/proton exchangers NHEs in bone homeostasis»

Kati Hänssgen, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 17)
Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Valentin Djonov)
«The vagal and phrenic contribution on the innervation of the antireflux barrier in humans and piglets»

Andreas Hemmerle , PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 6)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Achim Stocker)
«CRALBP and the Chemistry of Vision»

Melanie Hierweger, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM,PhD) (September 18)
Division of Experimental Clinical Research, DCR-VPH, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Torsten Seuberlich)
«Studies on the causative relationship between candidate virus infection and non-suppurative encephalitis in ruminants and initial investigations of the underlying pathomechanisms»

Magdalena Hinterbrandner, PhD in Immunology (February 28)
Department for BioMedical Research (PD Dr. Carsten Riether)
«Towards LSC eradication: Unravelling the interplay of leukemia stem cells with adaptive immune cells and the commensal microbiota»

Jule Anna Horlbog, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM,PhD) (December 2)
Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene, Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich (Prof. Roger Stephan, Prof. Claudia Guldimann)
«Resilience in food borne pathogens – facing the food and host environment»

Maike Svenja Höfemann, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (March 26)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Methodology (AMSM), Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Roland Kreis)
«Optimizing acquisition and quantitative evaluation in 1H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy »

 

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J

Elise Jeannerat, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 11)
Swiss Institute Equine Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty (Prof. Dr. Dominik Burger)
«Influence of major histocompatibility complex social signalling on reproductive efficiency in horses»

Joël Jovanovic , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (March 23)
Department of Ophthalmology, University hospital (Prof. Dr. Martin Zinkernagel, PD Dr. med. Andreas Ebneter)
«Immunomodulation in experimental retinal vein occlusion in mice»

Alain Jungo, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (December 3)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research of Medicine (Prof. Mauricio Reyes)
«Applications and Insights of Uncertainty Estimates in Automated Brain Tumor Segmentation»

 

K

Nicole Kadzioch, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (December 4)
Division of Experimental Clinical Research, DCR-VPH, Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern (PD Dr. Philippe Plattet)
«Understanding the molecular mechanism of morbillivirus cell exit»

Stephan Martin Kammer (July 17)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Achim Stocker)
«Model inspired design of α-TTP nanoparticles»

Efstathios Katharopoulos (November 6)
Dept. of Biomedical Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Emma Flück)
«Understanding human gene variants involved in steroidogenic pathways»

Mirjam Kiener, PhD in Cell Biology (July 23)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine (Dr. Marianna Kruithof-de Julio, Dr. Roland Seiler)
«Precision Medicine In Genitourinary Cancers: The role of mir-221-5p in prostate cancer and personalized drug screens in bladder cancer patientsCharging and Emptying the Battery of Lifes»

Krempaska Kristina, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 16)
Department of BioMedical Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Thomas Geiser)
«Anti-fibrotic strategies against Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis»

 

L

Nicolas Langenegger, PhD in Biochemistr and Molecular Biology (April 2)
Nentwig Group, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Faculty of Sciences
(Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nentwig, Dr. Lucia Gerda Kuhn-Nentwig)
«SPIDER VENOM NEUROTOXINS, THEIR MATURING, AND DISTRIBUTION»

Bastien Paul André Le Gars Santoni, PhD in Biomedical Engingeering (December 18)
Bioceramics and Biocompatibility, RMS Foundation, Bettlach, Switzerland, Faculty of Medicine
(Prof. Marc Bohner, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Hofstetter)
«Ion-doped grain boundaries to control the dissolution as well as the osteoclastic and macrophage response of sintered calucium phosphate ceramics»

Pascal Leimer, PhD in Neuroscience (January 27)
Department of Physiology (Prof. Dr. Walter Senn)
«A computational model for continual learning and synaptic consolidation»

Deming Liang, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD,PhD) (December 1)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine (PD Dr. Andreas Häberlin)
«Optical Coherence Tomography As a Non-Functional Approach to Assess Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions For the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation»

Shengchen Liu, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (July 3)
Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stephan Jakob)
«Effects of sepsis and its routine treatments on splanchnic blood flow regulation and metabolism»

Ya Lu, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (December 15)
ARTORG Center, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stavroula Mougiakakou)
«Dietary Assessment based on Computer Vision and Machine Learning »

 

M

Alberto Mantegazza, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (August 21)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Dominik Obrist)
«Experimental investigations of red blood cell partitioning in artificial microvascular networks»

Alessandro Marazza , PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 12)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Dr. Maurizio Molinari)
«Lysosomal quality control of secretory proteins in mammalian cells»

Natalia Méndez Carmosa , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (April 30)
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital and University of Bern,  Faculty of Medicine
(PD. Dr. Sarah Longnus and Prof. Dr. med. Hendrik Tevaearai Stahel)
«Endothelial function in cardiac grafts obtained with donation after circulatory death»

Nicolas Melin, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (September 15)
Department of BioMedical Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Deborah Keogh-Stroka)
«What makes the liver go RILD? Radiation Induced Liver Disease; Model, Mechanism & Countermeasure»

Gaia Alessandra Moore-Jones, DvM, PhD (May 28)
Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, Vetsuisse Faculty (Prof. Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis)
«Epidemiological study of footrot in free-ranging Alpine ibex in Switzerland»

Merve Mutlu, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (November 13)
Institute of Animal Pathology, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Sven Rottenberg)
«Functional genetic profiling to identify genes that influence radiotherapy response»

 

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O

Lukas Till Oesch, PhD in Neuroscience (July 1)
IZentrum für experimentelle Neurologie (ZEN), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Antoine Adamantidis)
«Optical imaging of hypothalamic circuits across sleep states and feeding behaviors»

Jaime Osuna Luque, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 13)
Institute of cell biology, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Peter Meister)
 «Analysis of the transcriptional basis of natural transdifferentiation initiation in Y cell using Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism»

Marzieh Ovesy, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (August 11)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof Philippe Zysset)
«Primary stability evaluation of uncemented bone-implant interface using finite element modeling during implantation and subsequent loading»

Ranya Özçelik, PDoctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM, PhD) (October 30)
AVeterinary Public Health Institute, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Salome Dürr)
«Voluntary veterinary-based and community-based surveillance and their application in human and animal health surveillance in Switzerland and Chad»

 

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Iwan Paolucci, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (August 24)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stefan Weber)
«3D Ultrasound-based stereotactic image-guidance in hepatobiliary surgery»

Deborah Barbara Angela Sarah Piffaretti, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (January 15)
Laboratory for Biomedical Neurosciences (Prof. Dr. Michael Reinert)
«Manipulating protoporphyrin IX accumulation to improve glioblastoma visualization for surgical treatment and photodynamic therapy»

Taisia Polidori, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (December 7)
Department of BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Rory Johnson)
«CRISPR-Cas9-based screens for long noncoding RNAs discovery in lung cancer»

Valerie Pucken, Doctor of Veterinary Medicne and Philosophy (DvM, PhD) (June 23)
Clinic for Ruminants, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Supervisor: Prof. Gertraud Schüpbach)
«Reduction of antimicrobials in dairy cattle - Considering relevant aspects»

 

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R

Anna Sophie Ramsauer, DVM,PhD (January 31)
Institute of Virology, Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich (Dr. Kurt Tobler)
«Transcriptional and histological analysis of Equine Papillomavirus Type 2 associated lesions in vivo and in vitro»

Dominic Ritler, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (June 16)
Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty (Prof. Dr. Britta Lundström-Stadelmann, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hemphill)
«New ways to target the deadly parasite Echinococcus multilocularis»

Matteo Rossi Sebastiano , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (March 31)
Institute of Pharmacology, Facultiy of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Georgia Konstantinidou)
«Targeting lipid metabolism in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomae»

Reto Rufener , PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (April 1)
Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern
(Prof. Dr. Andrew Hemphill, Prof. Dr. Britta Lundsträm Stadelmann)
«NEW DRUGS AGAINST ECHINOCOCCUS MULTILOCULARIS TARGETING THE ENERGY METABOLISMN»

 

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Maria Saliakoura, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (December 8)
Institute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Georgia Konstantidou)
«Regulation of lipid metabolism in lung adenocarcinomas»

Andrès Sanz-Morejón, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (June 25)
Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Nadia Mercader Huber)
«Role of macrophages and epigenetic inheritance during cardiac regenaration in the zebrafish»

Fay Joanne Sauer, DVM,PhD (March 2)
Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine ISME, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Gerber)
 «Assessment of chronic stress in horses and development of a „stress test“ (adrenal cortisol response to ACTH) for stress-induced health problems»

Christina Schindera, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (November 18)
lnstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Claudia Kühni)
«Cardiovascular and pulmonary disease after childhood cancer: Prevalence, r¡sk factors, and early detection»

Florian Schmaranzer, MD PhD (Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy) (August 3)
Department for Orthopaedics, Inselspital Bern, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. med. Moritz Tannasts)
«Hip MRI to study cartilage biochemistry and three-dimensional morphology in femoroacetabular impingement»

Daniel Schneider, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (October 29)
mage-guided Therapy Group, ARTORG Center, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stephan Weber)
«Freehand stereotactic image-guidance tailored to lateral skull base surgery - A means for accurate orientEARing»

Shikha Shikha, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 16)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry , Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. André Schneider)
«tRNA processing and import in the mitochondrion of Trypanosoma brucei»

Mirko Stauffer, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (April 30)
Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Fotiadis)
«Functional and structural studies on bacterial and archaeal membrane proteins»

Bisera Stepanovska , PhD in Biomedical Sciences (April 28)
Institute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Andrea Huwiler)
«Sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling in in vitro and in vivo models of inflammation»

Martina Stilinovic, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (November 21)
Department of Biomedical Research, Faculty of Medicine, Bern (Prof. Ramanjaneyulu Allam)
«Understanding the role of Ribonuclease Inhibitor (RNH1) in erythropoiesis and translation»

Ana Stojiljković, DVM,PhD (January 28)
Division of Veterinary Anatomy, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Michael H. Stoffel, Dr. Jasmin Balmer)
«Modelling dog pain in the dish—What about the cat?»

Shubha Bevkal Suramanyaswamy, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (August 21)
Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Science (Prof. Isabel Roditi)
«Investigation of Alba-domain proteins in Trypanosoma brucei»

Federico Storni, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy (DVM,PhD) (December 3)
Immunology, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Martin Bachmann)
«Development of a new strategy for peanut allergy»

Qingnan Sun, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (June 25)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Stavroula Mougiakakou)
«AI-Based Personalised Blood Glucose Regulation»

 

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Miguel Tavares Pereira , DVM, PhD (March 17)
Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich (Prof. Dr. Mariusz P. Kowalewski)
«Role of prostaglandins in early CL formation in the dog: effects on vascularization, immunoactive factors and global transcriptomic changes»

Lester Thoo Sin Lang, PhD in Immunology (October 9)
Institute of Pahtology, Faculty of Medicine (PD Dr Phillippe Krebs)
«Alternative splicing modulates intestinal homeostasis and pathology»

Florian Traversi, PhD of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (January 27)
Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (Prof. Dr. Roch-Philippe Charles)
«Investigation on the mutated pathways involved in thyroid cancer: Focus on MAPK, NOTCH, and LAT1»

 

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Lucia Unger , DVM,PhD (April 3)
Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine ISME, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Gerber)
«Circulating miRNAs – next-generation biomarkers for equine sarcoid disease?»

Kristin Uth, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (August 27)
Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Inti Zlobec, Prof. Mario Tschan)
«The Role of CDX2 in Colorectal Cancer»

 

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Diego von Werdt, PhD in Immunology (January 17)
Institute of Pathology (Prof. Dr. Christoph Müller, PD Dr. Nadia Corazza)
«Regulator of G‑protein signaling 1 (Rgs1) regulates the differentiation and function of intestinal tissue resident memory CD8 T cells »

 

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Sebastian Wangler, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (December 16)
AO Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine (Dr. Mauro Alini)
«Stem cell homing towards degenerative intervertebral discs: characterization of the migrating subpopulation and its regenerative potential»

 

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Duo Xu ,Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (June 10)
Department for Biomedical Research, Faculty of Medicne (Prof. Dr. Ralph Alexander Schmidt, PD Dr. Ren-Wang Peng)
«New Strategies to Target Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma»

 

 

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Haitang Yang, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (July 1)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Ralph Alexander Schmid, PD Dr. Ren-Wang Peng)
«Targeting the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Cascade in KRAS-mutant Lung Cancer and Malignant Pleural Mesotheliomay»

Siqing Yu, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD,PhD) (September 2)
INSELSPITAL, University hospital Bern, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine (PD Dr. Andreas Ebneter)
«New Perspectives on the Prediction of Retinal Disease Course and Treatment Outcomes Using Optical Coherence Tomography»

 

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Pauline Gil Véronique Zamprogno , PhD in Biomedical Engineering (April 6)
ARTORG Center, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Olivier Thierry Guenat)
«Development of second generation of air-blood barrier on chip»

Christian Zanchin , Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD) (November 20)
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bern (Prof. Lorenz Räber)
«Coronary Atherosclerosis In vivo characterization by intravascular imaging modalities and its treatment with lipid-lowering therapy and new-generation drug-eluting stents»

Jonas Zaugg, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (November 17)
Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Christiane Albrecht)
«SLC transporter-mediated transfer of iron and amino acids across the placenta»

Soheila Zeinali,  PhD in Biomedical Engineering (June 2)
ARTOG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research , Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Olivier T. Guenat)
«Functional in vitro Human Microvasculature»

Guodong Zeng, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (June 12)
ARTOG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Faculty of Medicne (Prof. Dr. Juergen Burger, Prof. Dr. Guoyan Zheng)
«Effective and Efficient Deep Learning for 3D Image Segmentation of Musculoskeletal Structures»

Yang Zhang, Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD,PhD) (October 28)
Department of BioMedical Research, Faculty of Medicine(Prof. Ralph A. Schmid, PD Dr. Ren-Wang Peng)
«Development of a synergistic combination therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)»

Hadi Zolfaghari , PhD in Biomedical Engineering (March 5)
ARTORG Center, Faculty of Medicine (Prof. Dr. Dominik Obrist)
«Impinging leading edge vortex instability in the bileaflet mechanical heart valves: direct numerical simulation, stability analysis, and adjoint-based control»