Active Committee Members

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Dominik Lenz

PostDoc

Philipps-Universität Marburg, Department for Neurophysiology

Education: M.Sc Chemistry (FU Berlin), Dr.rer.nat. (Universitätsklinikum Jena)

Field of study: Patch-Clamp. Structure-function relationship of voltage-gated ion channels and transporters

Contact: dominik.lenz@uni-marburg.de 

 

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Andreas Ritzau-Jost

PostDoc

Carl-Ludwig-Institute for Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Leipzig University

Education: Medical school & Dr. med. (Leipzig University)

Field of study: Neurophysiology using subcellular patch-clamp recordings and superresolution microscopy to elucidate transmission at central mammalian synapses

Contact: andreas.ritzau-jost@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

 

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Gustavo Chaves

PostDoc

Institute of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysics, Paracelsus Medical University – Klinikum Nürnberg Medical School, Nürnberg, Germany.

Education: Dipl. Chemistry, M.Eng. Biotechnology, PhD. Celullar Biophysics.

Field of study: electrophysiology. Biophysical properties of voltage-gated proton channels.

Contact: Gustavo.Chaves@klinikum-nuernberg.de 

 

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Elena Czyrnik

PhD student

Institute of Anatomy, University Hospital Essen, Germany

Education: B. Sc. Molecular Biology, M. Sc. Medical Biology

Field of study: prostate cancer, epithelial-stromal interaction

Contact: elena.czyrnik@uk-essen.de

 

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Karolina Najder-Nalepa

PostDoc

Institute of Physiology II, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Education: M.Sc: Biochemistry, PhD Immunophysiology

Field of study: immune cells, ion transport

Contact: karolina.najder@uni-muenster.de

 

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Katharina Foreman

PhD Student

Institute of Physiology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Education: B.Sc in Psychology (Radboud University), M.Sc Cognitive Neuroscience (Radboud University), PhD at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen

Field of study: Characterization of DEG/ENaC Ion Channels in Nematostella vectensis

Contact: kforeman@ukaachen.de 

 

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Alumni

Jana Kusch (Jena)

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Tobias Brügmann (Göttingen)

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Jan-Philipp Machtens (Jülich)

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Franziska Dengler (Vienna)

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Robert Patejdl (Rostock)

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Markus Schewe (Kiel) 

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Janis Meents (Aachen, now Multichannel Systems)

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