Graduations in 2022

GCB Graduates 2022 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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Philipp Aebischer, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (April 28)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Hearing Research Laboratory, Medical Faculty (PD Dr. Wilhelm Wimmer)
«SMART Insertions for Cochlear Implant Electrode Arrays A Sleeve-based, Micromotion Avoiding, Retractable and Tear-opening Insertion Tool»

 

B

Cecilia Bazzini, PhD in Immunology (May 06)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR) Dermatology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Christoph Schlapbach)
«TH9 cells depend on cystine uptake and PPAR-γ signaling to prevent unchecked lipid ROS and cell death»

Verena Marleen Betzler, PhD in Cell Biology (April 04)
Biotechnology Institute Thurgau (BITg), Medical Faculty (Dr. Jérémie Rossy)
«Investigating Force Generation by Dendritic Cells at the Immunological Synapse»

Angela Amira Botros, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (February 15)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef)
«Unsupervised health monitoring in home-like environments»

Dominique Yvonne Brunssen, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (January 20)
Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Beat Suter)
«Neuronal and possibly gut specific larval intestinal cells over-expression of phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase restricts food uptake and growth, and induces larval roaming»

 

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Sabina Deutschmann, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (February 22)
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Christoph von Ballmoos)
«The interplay of lipids and respiratory enzymes in synthetic ATP producing systems»

Nicolas Dolder, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 31)
 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Christoph von Ballmoos)
«The Challenges of Measuring Membrane Protein Function in Giant Unilamellar Vesicles»

 

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Sarah Ahmed Ibrahim Farag, MD PhD (Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy) (March 30)
Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Thomas Niklaus Pabst)
«High-Dose Bendamustine and Melphalan vs Melphalan Alone as Conditioning Regimen for Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation (ASCT) in Patients with Myeloma»

 

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Ana Bélen Garcia Martin, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (February 08)
Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern (Prof. Dr. Vincent Perreten)
«Antimicrobial resistance and molecular typing of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae: from traditional techniques to high-throughput sequencing»

Vaiva Gradauskaite, DVM PhD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy) (May 03)
Div. of Experimental Clinical Research, DCR-VPH, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (PD Dr. Philippe Plattet)
«Towards NextGen Precision Cancer Immunotherapy with Canine Distemper Virus»

 

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Irene Monika Häfliger, PhD in Computational Biology (January 17)
Institute of Genetics, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Cord Drögemüller)
«Forward vs. reverse genetics: a bovine perspective based on visible and hidden phenotypes of inherited disorders»

Max Heydasch, PhD in Cell Biology (March 16)
Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Olivier Pertz)
«Characterization of a mechanosensitive feedback controlling RhoGTPase signaling»

 

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Marc-Antoine Frédéric Roméo Jacues, PhD in Computational Biology (March 3)
Institute of Cell Biology, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Olivier Pertz)
«The code of signaling dynamics: how to decipher it and its significance for cells and tissues»

 

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Andrea Stephanie Karolin, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (March 7)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical Faculty (PD Dr. Daniel Sidler)
«Mechanisms of Calcineurin Inhibitor Toxicity of the Kidney»

Annika Kratzel, PhD in Cell Biology (April 14)
Institute of Virology and Immunology, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern (Prof. Dr. Volker Earl Thiel)
«Analysis of cellular and viral factors that impact coronavirus replication and tropism»

Mirela Kremenovic, PhD in Immunology (February 21)
Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Mirjam Schenk)
«Targeting tumor-associated myeloid cells in immunotherapy of melanoma»

 

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M

Nikita Markov, PhD of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 2)
Institute of Pharmacology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Hans-Uwe Simon)
«OPA1-deficiency in neutrophils and macrophages: Crossroads of innate immunity and mitochondrial dysfunction»

Fabian Matthias Müller, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (April 28)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Stefan Weber)
«Inner ear access during robotic cochlear implantation – concept and validation of a minimally traumatic approach»

 

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Matheus Notter Dias, PhD in Immunology (May 11)
Institute for Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Siegfried Hektor Hapfelmeier)

 

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Oluwaseun Rume-Abiola Oyewole, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (January 31)
Institute for Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty (PD Dr. Markus Hilty)
«The post-vaccine epidemiology of pneumococcal carriage and invasive disease in Switzerland: A genomics- and population-based study with insights on the emergence of hybrid serotypes and strain-level carriage dynamics.»

 

P

Leonardo Pietrasanta, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (April 28)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Dominik Obrist)
«Experimental Investigation of the Three-dimensional Flow Field of Novel Aortic Valve Prosthesis Designs»

 

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R

Nicole Raad, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (April 05)
 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Norbert Polacek)
«Functional characterization of sRNAs in stationary phase Escherichia coli»

Michael Rieger, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (January 19)
Department of Physiology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Stephan Rohr)
«Development of a Panoramic Electro-Optical Recording System for Whole Heart Electrophysiology»

Pascal Claudio Oliver Rossatti, PhD in Cell Biology (April 07)
Biotechnology Institute Thurgau (BITg), Medical Faculty (Dr. Jérémie Rossy)
«Investigating endosomes in activated T cells»

Viviana Rubino, PhD in Immunology (March 31)
 Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Carsten Riether)
«Immune receptors as stemness regulators in acute myeloid leukemia»

Alba Rudolf Vegas, DVM PhD (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Philosophy) (February 4)
Department for Farm Animals, Genetics and Functional Genomics, University of Zurich, Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich (Dr. Stefan Bauersachs)
«Deciphering maternal recognition of pregnancy in the mare»

 

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Raluca-Maria Sandu, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (May 05)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Raphael Sznitman)
«Quantitative assessment of ablation treatments for liver tumors – image-based efficacy analysis and predictive modelling»

Denis Elia Schenk, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (February 11)
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Philippe Zysset)
«Personalized Homogenized Finite Element Analysis for the Reproducible Assessment of Bone Strength»

Jens Alexander Schröder, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 28)
 Institute of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Science (Prof. Dr. Pauline Emilie Jullien)
«Investigation of small RNA movement and pathways in Arabidopsis reproductive tissues»

Narayan Schütz, PhD in Biomedical Engineering (February 16)
ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Tobias Nef)
«Towards Unobtrusive Sensor-Derived Digital Measures of Health in Aging»

Andras Laszlo Soti, MD PhD (Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy) (January 11)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Medical faculty (Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Latzin)
«The significance of environmental and genetic factors for the developing immune system»

Beatrice Lisa Steiner, PhD in Neuroscience (February 03)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Medical Faculty ( Prof. Dr. Pascal Escher)
«Visual Cycle and Photoreceptor Development»

Silvio Steiner, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (March 09)
Institute of Virology and Immunology, Vetsuisse Bern (Prof. Dr. Volker Earl Thiel)
«Virus-Host Interactions: How Coronaviruses Subvert Cellular Defense Systems»

 

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Luca Gabriele Valente, MD PhD (Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy) (January 26)
IFIK, Medical Faculty (Prof. Dr. Yok-Ai Que, Prof. Stepehen Leib)
«Prophylaxis and Treatment of Staphylococcal and Pneumococcal Infections with Bacteriophages and their Endolysins»

Adrienne Nina Vancura, PhD in Biomedical Sciences (March 08)
DBMR Department for BioMedical Research, Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty (Dr. med. Simon Häfliger)
«Characterizing lncRNAs in cancer and investigating the role of miRNAs in lung cancer detection and therapy resistance»

 

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Madeleine Wyss, PhD in Immunology (January 19)
Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Medical Faculty (Dr. Kathy McCoy)
«Effects of Microbial and Diet Composition on the Immune System»

 

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